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Reveals how established attitudes affect all aspects of one's life, explains the differences between fixed and growth mindsets, and stresses the need to be open to change in order to achieve fulfillment and success.
World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea-the power of our mindset. Dweck explains why it's not just our abilities and talent that bring us success-but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn't foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment, but may actually jeopardize success. With the right mindset, we can motivate our kids and help them to raise their grades, as well as reach our own goals-personal and professional. Dweck reveals what all great parents, teachers, CEOs, and athletes already know: how a simple idea about the brain can create a love of learning and a resilience that is the basis of great accomplishment in every area.
The right mindset can make you three times more likely to get the job you want-and even less likely to lose it later. What does it take to get and keep the job you want? Ninety-six percent of employers argue that it's not just about having the right skills for the position- it's all about the right mindset. As two leading experts on the subject, Reed and Stoltz know what employers really want from the people they hire and keep. According to their extensive and globally acclaimed research, there is a specific set of mental traits that will make you exponentially more desirable to potential employers, and more likely to succeed and enjoy your job once you're hired. This "3G Mindset" is: ? Global-the openness and big-picture perspective to compete on a global scale in any job ? Good-a positive force with an unwavering moral compass ? Grit-the tenacity and resilience to thrive on adversity The authors reveal why employers are three times more likely to hire people with the right mindset over those who are more qualified on paper. This book provides an actionable approach for both assessing and developing these essential traits.
This work sheds light on the psychology of fundamentalism, with a particular focus on those who become extremists and fanatics. The contributors identify several factors: a radical dualism, a destructive inclination to interpret authoritative texts, paranoid thinking, and an apocalyptic world view.
The book addresses managerial attitudes regarding globalization and international business, often referred to as a global mindset. A global mindset is not enabling managers to be most effective in all situations. Alongside the structure and culture of their working environment, this leads to consequences for both managers and their organization.
A Blueprint for Building Entrepreneurial Organizations Nobody needs to tell you that in the new economy, managers using conventional strategies are losing out to smart, fast, entrepreneurial competitors who move on ideas others overlook and who confidently act while others dither. Are the managers of leading companies simply doomed to let this happen? Not at all, argue Rita Gunther McGrath and Ian MacMillan. The fundamental problem is that the tools, training, and conceptual frameworks that work for business-as-usual can't, and don't, work when your main challenge is to bury old business models and aggressively create completely new ones. To succeed, today's strategists need the thought process and discipline that are second nature to successful entrepreneurs. The Entrepreneurial Mindset offers a refreshingly practical blueprint for thinking and acting in environments that are fast-paced, rapidly changing, and highly uncertain. It provides both a guide to energizing the organization to find tomorrow's opportunities and a set of entrepreneurial principles you can use personally to transform the arenas in which you compete. Using lessons drawn from leading entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial companies, The Entrepreneurial Mindset presents a set of practices for capitalizing on uncertainty and rapid change. Like McGrath and MacMillan's bestselling Harvard Business Review articles, such as "Discovery-Driven Planning," the book provides simple but powerful ways to stop acting by the old rules and start thinking with the discipline of habitual entrepreneurs. The Entrepreneurial Mindset will show you how to: * Eliminate paralyzing uncertainty by creating an entrepreneurial frame that shapes a shared understanding of what is to be accomplished and what would be worthwhile * Create a richly stocked opportunity register in which you mobilize great ideas for redesigning existing products, finding new sources of differentiation, resegmenting existing markets, reconfiguring market spaces, and seizing the huge upside potential of breakthroughs * Build a dynamic portfolio of businesses and options that continuously move your organization toward the future * Execute dynamically your ideas so that you can move fast, with confidence and without undue risk * Develop your own way of leading with an entrepreneurial mindset to create a vibrant entrepreneurial climate within your organization The Entrepreneurial Mindset is about succeeding in an unpredictable world. It will help everyone from independent entrepreneurs to managers of large corporations develop insights that others overlook and act on them to build the truly entrepreneurial organizations of the future.
Mindset is fine regional fiction by first time novelist Enrico Bostone. In the tradition of Dune author Frank Herbert, Bostone carries the reader along on both the science fiction and human interest levels. Bostone's hero, Mario Rizzo, is a man both tough and tender. Meet both these remarkable men in the remarkable...Mindset.Synopsis: It's 650 years in the future and everyone is subject to a brainwashing, personality-conforming mental indoctrination that keeps the people of post-apocolypse Wisconsin inline and doing their duty. Everyone except Mario Rizzo who has traveled through time from 1999. Rizzo finds himself in a fight for his identity And his life. Genuine help comes in the form of the beautiful Resa, a Mindset woman whose mind isn't all that set. Join Mario and Resa as they change their world and get a second chance at life.
Becoming a Growth Mindset School explores the theories which underpin a growth mindset ethos and lays out how to embed them into the culture of a school. It offers step-by-step guidance for school leaders to help build an approach to teaching and learning that will encourage children to embrace challenge, persist in the face of setback, and see effort as the path to mastery. The book isn’t about quick fixes or miracle cures, but an evidence-based transformation of the way we think and talk about teaching, leading, and learning. Drawing upon his own extensive experience and underpinned by the groundbreaking scholarship of Carol Dweck, Angela Duckworth, and others, Chris Hildrew navigates the difficulties, practicalities, and opportunities presented by implementing a growth mindset, such as: forming a growth mindset curriculum launching a growth mindset with staff marking, assessing, and giving feedback with a growth mindset growth mindset misconceptions and potential mistakes family involvement with a growth mindset. Innovatively and accessibly written, this thoroughly researched guide shows how a growth mindset ethos benefits the whole school community, from its students and teachers to parents and governors. Becoming A Growth Mindset School will be of invaluable use to all educational leaders and practitioners.
Mindset - Abaddon is a mind-bending fiction thriller about Jack Cooper, a leading neuroscientist, who invents a new wireless mobile headset. Named the Mindset, the device easily converts thoughts into text on a smart phone. Without Jack’s knowledge, his west coast partners sell majority of the company to a Venture Capital firm that modifies the use of the device to implant thoughts for political gain. In an attempt to reveal the truth, Jack is taken on a thrill ride of deception, abduction, mind-control, and distorted reality.
A complete and easy-to-follow guide for inspiring every athlete with the proven power of growth mindset Whether you’re a coach, trainer or athlete, growth mindset has changed the game. It’s helping everyone from little leaguers to professionals reach their full potential. The perfect complement to a physical training regimen, this book shows how to use growth mindset to overcome plateaus and achieve peak performance. With proven strategies and step-by-step examples, this practical handbook shows how to implement growth mindset starting today. The program is based on SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely) goals and offers a range of powerful techniques, including how to: • Use visualization for game-day success • Turn losses into learning opportunities • Improve coach-athlete communication • Build trust among teammates • Stretch athletes beyond their comfort zone • Train with different personalities and ages