“False” Growth Mindset—Dweck Shares 4 Common Misconceptions

“False” Growth Mindset—Dweck Shares 4 Common Misconceptions

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.

Low-Effort Syndrome—Do You Have It? A Growth Mindset Can Help

Low-Effort Syndrome—Do You Have It? A Growth Mindset Can Help

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.

Change Is Part of Life—So How Do You Deal with It? 7 Steps

Change Is Part of Life—So How Do You Deal with It? 7 Steps

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.

The 3 Causes of Groupthink + How It Hurts Your Business

The 3 Causes of Groupthink + How It Hurts Your Business

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.

How to Deal with Change in Life—8 Lessons (Who Moved My Cheese)

How to Deal with Change in Life—8 Lessons (Who Moved My Cheese)

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.

Fixed vs Growth Mindsets: Complete Explanation

Fixed vs Growth Mindsets: Complete Explanation

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.