Does your mental attitude set you up for success?


Posted on January 18th, by Dr Rob Yeung .

Whether I’m running a leadership development programme for managers, running a workshop on confidence for employees or lecturing to students, I often talk about the mind-set associated with success.

Researchers such as Carol Dweck at Stanford University have spotted that people’s beliefs – their mind-set – about themselves and their ability to learn and grow can either help them to make progress or hamper their development. So what’s your mind-set?

The article below is a short summary of the two mind-sets. Click the article twice if you want to bring up a full-size version for reading.

The right mind-set matters. More importantly though, you can change your mind-set if you wish to.

Talent Doctor article on the growth and gifts mind-sets

If you want to dive deeper into the subject, take a look at Chapter 1 of How To Win: The Argument, the Pitch, the Job, the Race. There’s also a short summary video of the growth mind-set on this blog too.





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