How a simple idea about the brain can create a love of learning and a resilience that is the basis of great accomplishment in every area of work and life.
When we go from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset, we unleash our most powerful capability: Our ability to learn and grow. In the book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Carol Dweck shares 3 stories about people who changed from a fixed mindset that held them back, to a growth mindset that set them free.
What if you focused on learning over achievement? Instead of keeping track of your score, you focus on what you learn and how to improve. You step into the tough stuff. You embrace challenges, struggles, criticisms and setback as a source of inspiration, learning, and growth. That’s what happens when you exchange a fixed mindset for a growth mindset.