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:
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Passion seems to be essential for success and happiness.
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While some people have a clear calling from an early age, many spend their whole careers without having ever discovered their passion.
The most basic foundation of passion is an intense interest in what you're doing.
These mindsets determine how we face challenges: We either give up when we are faced with difficulties or we persevere knowing that we will improve over time.
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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.
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.
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People with a Growth Mindset believe they can grow, develop, and master whatever skills and abilities they wish in life.
They enjoy learning and overcoming challenges, work...
It includes the ideas we have about ourselves and the world around us.
These beliefs come from our innate dispositions, childhood experience and/or cultural/societal influence and are often entrenched.
If you believe you can’t learn new skills or change the way you work, look at the evidence that supports both your negative and positive beliefs.
This may not necessarily lead to a modification of those beliefs, but is an important start. You can use belief monitoring to keep track of your thinking.
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