Mindset refers to one's attitude, idea, notion, outlook, way of thinking, mood, mentality that conditions one to act or respond in a manner that tells upon the personality of a person. All of us have a mindset, we work according to our own assumption, opinion - which are formed from our own experience or knowledge gained from peer group.

Fixed mindset people believe that there abilities are fixed, they do not flourish in life. Growth mindset people believe that their abilities can be developed through hardwork, good strategy and mentorship. It is harmful to have a fixed mindset as it leads to mental inertia and intellectual fossilisation.

The kids in the first group had growth mindsets. When faced with something difficult, they believed that they could learn and develop the skills they needed to solve it. The second group of kids had fixed mindsets. They believed that there was nothing they could do to tackle a problem that was out of the reach of their knowledge and abilities.

Points about growth mindset people

Welcome challenges.

Embrace change.

Look for opportunities.

Think everything is possible.

Love to explore new things.

Keep learning till the end of their life.

Points about fixed mindset people

Avoid challenges.

Hate changes.

Focus on limitations.

Think that they can't do anything to change the situation.

Prefer to stay in their comfort zone.

Stop learning after school and college.

The way we respond to failure tells us whether we have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset.

Secret to develop growth mindset

• Do not believe in negative stereotypes.

• Do not be vulnerable to stereotype threats.

Stereotype threat refers to being at risk of confirming, as a self - characteristics, a negative stereotype about one's social group.

Learn to live with critical people. Everyone’s mindset is unique. Mindset can be said as a frame of mind. It is a collection of beliefs and thoughts.

Growth mindset people learns from failure.Teaching a growth mindset creates motivation and productivity in the worlds of business, education, and sports. It enhances relationships.

Always choose growth mindset.

Harmful Mindset

Harmful to have a mindset that develops a mental inertia, gets frozen or fossilized and yields to a paradigm.

Learning Mindset

• We have developed our learning mindsets from our primary or middle school level itself.

• With growth mindset, one can learn from any unfamiliar field also. They believe in the growth of intelligence when it is added with new information and latest skills sets.

• Laziness is lack of effort caused by fixed mindset.

Teaching a growth mindset creates motivation and productivity in the worlds of business, education, and sports. It enhances relationships. Our mindset plays a critical role in how we cope with life's challenges.

The key to a successful life is having the right mindset or the success mindset. Right mindset means having the right attitude, right temperament, flexibility, adaptability, realistic thinking, right resolve, belief in oneself, ability to deal with failure and willingness to grow, change and improve oneself.



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