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 particular mindset can affect 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 to achieve success and happiness. Dweck’s overall assertion is that rigid thinking benefits no one, least of all yourself, and that a change of mind is always possible.