by Carol S. Dweck
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There are two main mindsets we can navigate life with: growth and fixed.
A. The Fixed Mindset
Our view of ourselves can determine everything. If we believe that our qualities are unchangeable — the fixed mindset — we will want to prove ourselves correct over and over rather than learning from our mistakes.
B. The Growth Mindset
The passion for stretching ourselves and sticking to it, even (or especially) when it’s not going well, is the hallmark of the growth mindset. This is the mindset that allows people to thrive during some of the most challenging times in their lives.
In short, having a growth mindset is essential for success. The growth mindset creates a powerful passion for learning.
Intelligence is static. Leads to a desire, to look smart and therefore a tendency to...
As a result, they may plateau early and achieve less than their full potential.
All this confirms as deterministic view of the world.
Intelligence can be developed. Leads to a desire to learn and therefore a tendency to...
As a result, they reach ever-higher levels of achievement.
All this gives them a greater sense of will.
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