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What Having a "Growth Mindset" Actually Means

Misconceptions about the “Growth mindset”

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 never a good thing;
  • They ignore the actions needed to develop this mindset.

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What Having a "Growth Mindset" Actually Means

What Having a "Growth Mindset" Actually Means

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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 innate gifts.

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