Week 51, 2019 - Growth Mindsets
Carol Dweck wrote on HBR1:
Individuals who believe their talents can be developed (through hard work, good strategies, and input from others) have a growth mindset. They tend to achieve more than those with a more fixed mindset (those who believe their talents are innate gifts). This is because they worry less about looking smart and they put more energy into learning.
I have read his two books: Deep Work and So Good Thay can’t Ignore You. In which his three important idea are:
- Deep work is crucial.
- Productivity is an art that’s difficult to master. But it’s worth the effort.
- “Follow Your Passion” (and similar mantras) is bad advice that will hold you back.