Dec 28, 2015
Episode 9: The Adventure of Mindsets Part 3 - Why Change
Becky and Diana continue to explore the book Mindset by
Carol Dweck, and discuss why anyone would decide to change their
mindset, especially if things are going okay.
- Figuring out your pain point – how much pain do you have to
experience before you decide to change?
- Your Mindset is just one piece of the puzzle that is your
- Your Mindset can change completely, or depending on the
- One aspect of the Growth Mindset is being vulnerable enough to
- Working on acquiring a Growth Mindset can start with a baby
- Fixed Mindsets frequently look at situations as all or nothing
– good/bad, succeed/fail.
- Effort, in a Fixed Mindset is assumed to be bad. The Fixed
Mindset assumes things should come easy.
- When you have a Growth Mindset, you expose yourself to the
journey of effort.
- It can be challenging for someone with a Growth Mindset to have
a Fixed Mindset leader.
- Uniquely Brilliant people have Growth Mindset in a Fixed
- Growth Mindset people work to figure things out – they don’t
jump to label experience as either good or bad.
- The Fixed Mindset assumes there is one right way to do
STAMP OF BRILLIANCE – When you take the time
to make a situation work for everyone involved, you are
modeling the essence of the Growth Mindset. You are putting effort
into understanding everyone’s needs and creating a solution instead
of assuming that someone is wrong and someone else is