What is a “false” growth mindset? Is it possible that you think you have a growth mindset when in reality, you’ve actually embraced a mindset that’s causing you (and your children or students) harm? We’ll cover the common misconceptions that result in a “false” growth mindset and look at how to create an authentic growth mindset.
What is low-effort syndrome? Do you have it? How do you combat it? Low-effort syndrome is the tendency to put in minimal or no effort at school, in sports, or in life. This may be due to a belief that you’re being discriminated against and can’t win in a rigged system, or it may be due to a fixed mindset and the belief that you if perfection isn’t guaranteed, you shouldn’t try at all. We’ll cover what low-effort syndrome is and how to work against it and develop a growth mindset.
How does your mind work? How do your mindsets affect your conscious and unconscious actions? Why is it important to understand how your mind works? We’ll cover how your mind works and how your particular mindset–a growth mindset or a fixed mindset–changes how your mind works. Learn why your mindset matters.
Change is part of life. It can be distressing or rewarding, depending on our approach. “Who Moved My Cheese” is a parable that demonstrates in practical terms how to handle change better and avoid pitfalls, by practicing a few key principles: anticipate and prepare for change, overcome fears, envision success, and enjoy change. Because change is part of life, we need to learn to deal with it. By depicting simple, memorable characters and scenarios, the parable gives you a framework for responding to change successfully.
What are the causes of groupthink? How is groupthink related to having a fixed mindset? Is there any way to avoid or prevent groupthink? Groupthink is a term popularized in the 1970s for situations where everyone thinks alike. No one disagrees, raises issues, or criticizes. A drawback of a fixed mindset in CEOs and organizations is groupthink. It can lead to disastrous decisions. Learn why, and if there’s any way to avoid groupthink.
What are the impacts of negative labels? How do fixed mindsets–yours and those of the people around you–contribute to negative labeling? We’ll cover what negative labeling is, why it’s harmful, and how you may be doing it–to yourself or others–without realizing it.
No matter what environment we operate in — whether a town, city, family, relationship, workplace, or other setting — change is inevitable. “Who Moved My Cheese” by Spencer Johnson is a parable about a place that changed, and how its inhabitants reacted. Through the characters’ triumphs and travails, the story offers lessons and tips for how to deal with change in life by changing our attitudes and behavior. We’ll cover the story of “Who Moved My Cheese” and discuss how you can apply its lessons every day to learn how to deal with change in life.
Change is inevitable, but it can be addressed successfully. What are the best methods of coping with change? Dealing with change involves practicing a few key principles: anticipate and prepare for change, overcome fears, envision success, and enjoy change. Here’s a guide on what to do, and what not to do, when coping with change.
What are fixed and growth mindsets? Which do you need to be resilient and successful? A fixed mindset is the belief that your intelligence and abilities are innate and unchangeable. A growth mindset is the belief that personal qualities like intelligence and ability can change and improve. The terms growth mindset and fixed mindset come from Carol Dweck’s research, notably in Mindset. We’ll cover fixed mindset characteristics, growth mindset characteristics, how they’re different, and how to adopt a growth mindset.
What is a fixed mindset? What are fixed mindset examples in business, sports, and school? A fixed mindset is the belief that your intelligence and abilities are unchangeable. The term was popularized in Carol Dweck’s Mindset. We’ll cover 6 fixed mindset examples and discuss why fixed mindsets hold you back in sports, work, and your personal life.