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Growth vs. Fixed Mindset

Change your mind and it will change your entire life. 

Mindset Matters

What is a Fixed Mindset

These individuals are justified in who they are. They believe they were born with a set level of talent, intelligence, skills and this is unchanging. For this reason, they’re less likely to seek challenges and opportunities, but are content in situations where these views of complacency are affirmed; not being motivated to try anything new or take healthy risks that will develop their skills. These individuals believe that talent alone is the basis of success.


Dangers of a Fixed Mindset

Lack of self-awareness

Harmful Competition 

This individual does not seek opportunities to grow or develop

Focuses on external influences (others) instead of internal factors (self) 

Feelings of maximum success; they have reached their peak

Take short cuts due to fear of failing  

What is a Growth Mindset

Individuals with a growth mindset believe skills (i.e. intelligence, talents) can be established through commitment, discipline and hard work. These individuals are more likely to enjoy learning through the success of others, seek out challenges, and see failure as an opportunity to develop.


Benefits of a Growth Mindset

View challenges as an opportunity 

Comfortable with the concept of “Know thyself.”  Not define by a person’s opinion

Obstacles are viewed as a chance to develop one’s skills and abilities

Learn how to look at the bigger picture and seek out the solution

Views hindrances as a way to learn from mistakes

This individual understands they are becoming; which means they can grow and develop daily


“Whether you think you can, or you think you can't-you're right.”

-Henry Ford

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