“The expert in anything was once a beginner.” – Helen Hayes
This quote is an excellent reminder to always stay in a growth mindset –
knowing the current state of things can improve. When people know they can assess and improve themselves, they have more confidence, resilience, and positivity. They believe they can improve themselves and those around them, and that belief can ripple out into the culture of the organization.
Carol Dweck coined the term “Growth Mindset.”
For an overview, watch this two-minute video. Everyone is more growth minded in some areas and fixed in others, and nobody is all one or the other. The GREAT news is we can develop a growth mindset in any area by learning new self-talk scripts. Below are some ideas.
Let me know what you think? Have you ever succeeded in taking on a growth mindset in an area? Tell the story in the comments.