Past Piper Academies 2012

Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit

The “Grittiness” of Achievement: What it Takes to Succeed

Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, discussed her findings on “grit” and how it connects to education, social services, the arts, and nonprofit management.
September 2012

Succession Planning–What, Why, and How?

TransitionGuides conducted a two-part workshop that addressed emergency succession planning and the broader topic of executive transition management.
April 2012

The Art and Science of Forgiveness

Dr. Fred Luskin, Director of the Stanford Forgiveness Projects, shared insights from Stanford’s studies on forgiveness training within the workplace, performed a guided practice, and discussed how to apply forgiveness to nonprofits and boost personal resilience and satisfaction.
January 2012

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