Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
AUTHOR: Carol S. Dweck
After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset. In this brilliant book, she shows how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities.
Do you have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset? To figure out which mindset you possess, Dweck provides a checklist to assess yourself. She shows how a growth mindset can improve all areas of your life, from business to sports and love. The good news, says Dweck, is that mindsets are not fixed: at any time, you can learn to use a growth mindset. Her overall assertion is that rigid thinking benefits no one, least of all yourself, and that a change of mind is always possible.
This is how the growth mindset processes a challenge such as learning…
Who should read this:
This book is highly recommended for college students and anyone who struggles with procrastination.