People with a fixed mindset believe that their personal character, skills, intelligence, and abilities are fixed traits that cannot be changed. They believe you’re either born with it or you’re not. On the other hand, people with a growth mindset believe that their abilities can be developed through hard work and effort. A fixed mindset keeps us stuck and afraid of failure and mistakes, but people with a growth mindset are constantly improving and growing. They seek out challenges and recognize the power of learning from mistakes. Having a growth mindset can help you be more successful and happy in every area of life.
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Links and Resources from this Episode
The Mindset You Need to Do Things to Blow Your Own Mind (the article on Growth Mindset that I wrote on my 1,000th day of running every day)
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success book by Carol Dweck
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