MORE IDEAS FROM THE BOOK
IF, like those with the growth mindset, you believe you can develop yourself, then you're open to accurate information about your current abilities, even it it's unflattering. What's more, if you're oriented toward learning, as they are, you need accurate information about your current abilities in order to learn effectively
Why waste time proving over and over how great you are, when you could be getting better?
Success is about being your best self, not about being better than others; failure is an opportunity, not a condemnation; effort is the key to success.
If you don’t give anything, don’t expect anything. Success is not coming to you, you must come to it.
Becoming is better than being.” The fixed mindset does not allow people the luxury of becoming. They have to already be.
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.
...so many people declare they have it:
But a growth mindset is not something you declare, it’s a really difficult journey you take over a long period of time.
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