Wat een positieve mentaliteit (‘mindset’) voor jou kan betekenen.

In het boek ‘Mindset’ van Dr. Carol Dweck wordt uitgebreid stilgestaan bij de mogelijkheden die inspanning en focus bieden. Een krachtige visie! Geïnteresseerd in het boek? Bestel het hier of neem contact met ons op.

“Those with the growth mindset found success in doing their best, in learning and improving. And this is exactly what we find in the champions”.

De samenvatting (by Samual T. Davies):

The Book in Three Sentences
  1. Skills can be cultivated through effort.
  2. People with a growth mindset thrive on challenges.
  3. The fixed mindset: “I can’t do it”. The growth mindset: “I can’t do it yet”.
The Five Big Ideas
  1. The view you adopt for yourself profoundly affects the way you lead your life.
  2. “Believing that your qualities are carved in stone—the fixed mindset—creates an urgency to prove yourself over and over”.
  3. “People in a growth mindset don’t just seek challenge, they thrive on it”.
  4. “The growth mindset does allow people to love what they’re doing—and to continue to love it in the face of difficulties”.
  5. “Those with the growth mindset found success in doing their best, in learning and improving. And this is exactly what we find in the champions”.

About the author:

Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., is one of the world’s leading researchers in the field of motivation and is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. Her research has focused on why people succeed and how to foster success. She has held professorships at Columbia and Harvard Universities, has lectured all over the world, and has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her scholarly book Self-Theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development was named Book of the Year by the World Education Federation. Her work has been featured in such publications as The New Yorker, Time, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe, and she has appeared on Today and 20/20.

“I have always been deeply moved by outstanding achievement and saddened by wasted potential.”

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