A growth mindset is a belief that anyone can change their talents, abilities, and intelligence. Those with a growth mindset:
Conversely, those with a fixed mindset believe that talents, abilities and intelligence can't be improved.
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Mindsets drive what leaders do and why they do it.
Two different leaders might face the same situation but respond to it very differently. One leader might see the case as threatening, whereas the other leader might see it as an opportunity.
Leaders with a learning mindset are motivated to increase their competence and master something new.
A performance mindset desires to gain favorable judgments about competence and avoid negative judgements.