Mindset / Dr Carol S. Dweck.

By: Dweck, Carol S, 1946- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Robinson, an imprint of Constable & Robinson Ltd, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Edition: Updated editionDescription: xi, 301 pages : illustrations ; 20 cmISBN: 9781472139955; 147213995X; 9781780332000Subject(s): Self-confidence | Success -- Psychological aspects | Self-actualization (Psychology)
Contents:
The mindsets -- Inside the mindsets -- The truth about ability and accomplishment -- Sports: the mindset of a champion -- Business: mindset and leadership -- Relationships: mindsets in love (or not) -- Parents, teachers, and coaches: where do mindsets come from? -- Changing mindsets.
Summary: World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea - the power of our mindset. Dweck explains why it's not just our abilities and talent that bring us success-but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn't foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment, but may actually jeopardise success. With the right mindset, we can motivate our kids and help them to raise their grades, as well as reach our own goals-personal and professional. Dweck reveals what all great parents, teachers, CEOs, and athletes already know: how a simple idea about the brain can create a love of learning and a resilience that is the basis of great accomplishment in every area.
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Originally published: New York: Random House, 2007.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The mindsets -- Inside the mindsets -- The truth about ability and accomplishment -- Sports: the mindset of a champion -- Business: mindset and leadership -- Relationships: mindsets in love (or not) -- Parents, teachers, and coaches: where do mindsets come from? -- Changing mindsets.

World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea - the power of our mindset. Dweck explains why it's not just our abilities and talent that bring us success-but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn't foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment, but may actually jeopardise success. With the right mindset, we can motivate our kids and help them to raise their grades, as well as reach our own goals-personal and professional. Dweck reveals what all great parents, teachers, CEOs, and athletes already know: how a simple idea about the brain can create a love of learning and a resilience that is the basis of great accomplishment in every area.

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