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What Having a "Growth Mindset" Actually Means

What Having a "Growth Mindset" Actually Means

Harvard Business Review

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The growth mindset

Research shows that people who believe they can develop their talents through hard work, good strategies and input from others have a growth mindset. They often achieve more than people who believe their talents are innate gifts.

Employees feel more empowered and committed ...

Growth mindset misconceptions

  • You believe you have a growth mindset. In truth, people tend to confuse a growth mindset with being open-minded or having a positive outlook. Everyone is a mixture of fixed and growth mindsets.
  • A growth mindset is about praising and rewarding effort....

  • Encourage appropriate risk-taking.
  • Reward employees for useful lessons learned even if the project does not meet its goals.
  • Support collaboration across organizational boundaries rather than competing among employees.
  • Commit to the growth of every member.
  • Rein...

A growth mindset is challenging

If we correct these misconceptions, it's still difficult to get a growth mindset, partly because we all have fixed mindset triggers, such as criticism, facing challenges, being compared with others that can push us into defensiveness.

It's hard for people to stay in a growth mindset. Howeve...

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