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What Having a "Growth Mindset" Actually Means

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Mindsets

Mindsets are self-conceptions that guide our actions in life. The 2 most popular mindsets are:

  • Growth Mindset: Individuals who believe their talents can be developed (with hard work and good strategies)
  • Fixed Mindset: Individuals who believe their talents are inna...

Misconceptions about the “Growth mindset”

Despite being a buzzword, “Growth mindset” is still misunderstood:

  • People believe they always had it. But a “pure” growth mindset doesn’t exist, we are a mixture of the two;
  • They believe is just about praising effort. But outcomes matter and unproductive effort is nev...

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