by Carol Dweck
Why some people achieve more & some achieve less than expected?
The key to answering this is mobilizing our resources for learning & not for protecting our egos...the low-effort syndrome. Working hard isn't something that makes us vulnerable (to possible failure & so...judgment), it makes you smarter.
Prodigies or not, we all have interests that can blossom into abilities. With the right mindset & right teaching, people are capable of a lot more than we think - the potential to develop.
How we interpret whatever we see or experience in the world around and within us is called our mindset. It's a very powerful influencer on what course our life takes.
And some of the factors that affect in a big way the kind of mindset (fixed or growth) we develop are -
"The great teachers believe in the growth of the intellect and talent, and they are fascinated with the process of learning."
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