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Mindset : how you can fulfil your potential / by Carol S. Dweck

By: Dweck, Carol S.
Publisher: London, U.K. : Robinson, 2012Description: x, 277 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781780332000.Subject(s): Psychology | Personal development | Education | BehaviourOnline resources: Download as an eBook | Download as an eBook Summary
Contents:
THE MINDSETS : Why do people differ? -- What does all this mean for you? The two mindsets -- A view from the two mindsets -- So, what's new? -- Self-insight - who has accurate views of their assets and limitations? -- What's in store? INSIDE THE MINDSETS : Is success about learning - or proving you're smart? -- Mindsets change the meaning of failure -- Mindsets change the meaning of effort -- Questions and answers. THE TRUTH ABOUT ABILITY AND ACCOMPLISHMENT : Mindset and school achievement -- Is artistic ability a gift -- The danger of praise and positive labels -- Negative labels and how they work. SPORTS - THE MINDSET OF A CHAMPION -- The idea of a natural -- "Character" -- What is success? -- What is failure? -- Taking charge of success -- What does it mean to be a star? -- Hearing the mindsets. BUSINESS - MINDSET AND LEADERSHIP : Enron and the talent mindset -- Organisations that grow -- A study of mindset and management decisions -- Leadership and the fixed mindset -- Fixed-mindset leaders in action -- Growth-mindset leaders in action -- A study of group processes -- Groupthink versus we think -- The praised generation hits the workforce -- Are negotiators born or made? -- Corporate training - are managers born or made? -- Are leaders born or made? RELATIONSHIPS - MINDSETS IN LOVE (OR NOT) : Relationships are different -- Mindsets falling in love -- The partner as the enemy -- Competition - who's the greatest? -- Developing in relationships -- Friendship -- Shyness -- Bullies and victims - revenge revisited. PARENTS, TEACHERS, AND COACHES - WHERE DO MINDSETS COME FROM? : Parents (and teachers) - messages about success and failure -- Teachers (and parents) - what makes a great teacher (or parent) -- Coaches - winning through mindset -- Our legacy. CHANGING MINDSETS : The nature of change -- The mindset lectures -- A mindset workshop -- Brainology -- More about change -- Taking the first step -- People who don't want to change -- Changing your child's mindset -- Mindset and willpower -- Maintaining change -- The road ahead.
Summary: Explains why it's not just our talents and abilities that bring us success, but whether we approach our goals with a fixed or growth mindset. Argues that this simple idea about the brain can foster learning and nurture resilience.
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THE MINDSETS : Why do people differ? -- What does all this mean for you? The two mindsets -- A view from the two mindsets -- So, what's new? -- Self-insight - who has accurate views of their assets and limitations? -- What's in store? INSIDE THE MINDSETS : Is success about learning - or proving you're smart? -- Mindsets change the meaning of failure -- Mindsets change the meaning of effort -- Questions and answers. THE TRUTH ABOUT ABILITY AND ACCOMPLISHMENT : Mindset and school achievement -- Is artistic ability a gift -- The danger of praise and positive labels -- Negative labels and how they work. SPORTS - THE MINDSET OF A CHAMPION -- The idea of a natural -- "Character" -- What is success? -- What is failure? -- Taking charge of success -- What does it mean to be a star? -- Hearing the mindsets. BUSINESS - MINDSET AND LEADERSHIP : Enron and the talent mindset -- Organisations that grow -- A study of mindset and management decisions -- Leadership and the fixed mindset -- Fixed-mindset leaders in action -- Growth-mindset leaders in action -- A study of group processes -- Groupthink versus we think -- The praised generation hits the workforce -- Are negotiators born or made? -- Corporate training - are managers born or made? -- Are leaders born or made? RELATIONSHIPS - MINDSETS IN LOVE (OR NOT) : Relationships are different -- Mindsets falling in love -- The partner as the enemy -- Competition - who's the greatest? -- Developing in relationships -- Friendship -- Shyness -- Bullies and victims - revenge revisited. PARENTS, TEACHERS, AND COACHES - WHERE DO MINDSETS COME FROM? : Parents (and teachers) - messages about success and failure -- Teachers (and parents) - what makes a great teacher (or parent) -- Coaches - winning through mindset -- Our legacy. CHANGING MINDSETS : The nature of change -- The mindset lectures -- A mindset workshop -- Brainology -- More about change -- Taking the first step -- People who don't want to change -- Changing your child's mindset -- Mindset and willpower -- Maintaining change -- The road ahead.

Explains why it's not just our talents and abilities that bring us success, but whether we approach our goals with a fixed or growth mindset. Argues that this simple idea about the brain can foster learning and nurture resilience.

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