Long-Term Thinking in a Start-Up Town (Ep. 381) - Freakonomics Freakonomics

Possibly related…

  1. Behavior Change: Ultra Egghead Edition - Tell Me Something I Don’t Know

    Angela Duckworth (psychologist and author of Grit) is our special guest co-host, with Mike Maughan (head of global insights at Qualtrics) as real-time fact-checker. TMSIDK is in Philadelphia with a cornucopia of the world’s most-renowned behavior-change experts presenting original research.

    http://pca.st/9IfL

    —Huffduffed by calabi

  2. An Astronaut, a Catalan, and Two Linguists Walk Into a Bar… (Ep. 343) - Freakonomics Freakonomics

    In this live episode of “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know,” we learn why New York has skinny skyscrapers, how to weaponize water, and what astronauts talk about in space. Joining Stephen J. Dubner as co-host is the linguist John McWhorter; Bari Weiss (The New York Times) is the real-time fact-checker.

    http://freakonomics.com/podcast/tmsidk-2018/

    —Huffduffed by atheris

  3. Angela Duckworth with Amy Cuddy: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

    Why do some people succeed and others fail? Sharing new insights from her landmark research, Angela Duckworth explains why talent is hardly a guarantor of success. Rather, the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called "grit." To succeed, we must identify our passions and follow through on our commitments.

    Drawing on her own powerful story as the daughter of a scientist who frequently bemoaned her lack of smarts, Duckworth describes her winding path through teaching, business consulting, and neuroscience, which led to the hypothesis that what really drives success is not "genius" but a special blend of passion and long-term perseverance. As a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Duckworth created her own "character lab" and set out to test her theory.

    ===
    Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGdKMNQrXmI
    Downloaded by http://huffduff-video.snarfed.org/ on Tue, 09 May 2017 09:42:03 GMT Available for 30 days after download

    —Huffduffed by jrsinclair

  4. Angela Duckworth: “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance” | Talks at Google

    Author Angela Duckworth visited Google’s office in NYC to discuss her book, "Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance" with Ben Fried, Google’s CIO and Site Lead in NYC.

    In GRIT, Angela Duckworth explores the science of why some people succeed and others fail, and why talent alone doesn’t guarantee success. She shows us that perseverance and passion matter at least as much as talent and intelligence.

    Angela Duckworth, PhD, is a 2013 MacArthur Fellow and professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. An expert in non-I.Q. competencies, she has advised the White House, the World Bank, NBA and NFL teams, and Fortune 500 CEOs. Prior to her career in research, she taught children math and science and was the co-founder of a summer school for low-income children that won the Better Government Award from the state of Massachusetts. She completed her BA in neurobiology at Harvard, her MSc in neuroscience at Oxford, and her PhD in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. More recently, she co-founded the Character Lab, a nonprofit whose mission is to advance the science and practice of character development in children.

    ===
    Original video: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=W-ONEAcBeTk
    Downloaded by http://huffduff-video.snarfed.org/ on Tue, 04 Jul 2017 21:03:01 GMT Available for 30 days after download

    —Huffduffed by jrsinclair

  5. #210: Got Grit?

    Why are some people more successful than others? It’s a tough question to answer because it relies on a number of factors, many which are out of our control — like genetics and plain old luck. But there are a few factors that we have a say in — one of those being the ability to persevere even in the face of setbacks. Otherwise known as grit.

    My guest today, Professor Angela Duckworth, has spent her career researching this trait,

    and in today’s show we discuss her new book, Grit, and the ways we can increase this trait in our ives.

    https://soundcloud.com/artofmanliness/210-want-to-be-more-successful-develop-your-grit

    —Huffduffed by zkanka