FOLLOW Fixed vs. growth mindset People with a fixed mindset: They believe that the core interest remains the same and won't really change. They fail to see connections between disciplines. They may continue to search for the "perfect" job while neglecting the other possibilities in front of them. Those with a growth mindset: They believe that regardless of how central their interests are to them, they can change. They approach material outside of their field with curiosity. They see possibilities between disciplines that lead to greater creativity.
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FOLLOW The growth mindset ...is the belief that your abilities can be improved through effort.
And this means you can get better and hard work pays off.
Tips for encouraging a growth mindset (in yourself and in others): Don’t praise ability or intelligence: That promotes a fixed mindset. Compliment effort, process and choices. Don’t ignore outcome, tie it to effort: You can be happy about success, but attribute it to effort. Respond positively to failure: Failure isn’t bad, it’s a tool for improving. Don’t just say “Try hard.” Set goals: Blind repetition doesn’t work. Practice a Growth mindset in all areas of life: There’s no area where they cannot improve with hard work. Share your own Growth mindset efforts: Practice it yourself and share your results. FOLLOW Steve Jobs' presentation style A "Tweet-friendly headline" that summarises the product you're presenting: e.g.: " iPod: One thousand songs in your pocket." Showing your passion: He acte... Tweet-friendly headlines Steve Jobs's intro sentences were so great because they clearly outlined what the product did while creating intrigue.
Rather than rambling on, he used them to perfectly convey his message as compactly as possible.
Examples of one sentence summaries of the product he was presenting: "
Mac Book Air: the world's thinnest notebook", and " iPod: One thousand songs in your pocket." Tailor to the audience Whether you're networking or presenting, it's important to realize that it should never be a one-sided conversation.
Your audience is in the room for a particular reason. It's critical to understand why they're listening to you so you can tune your presentation in a manner that makes them more receptive listeners,
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