Leveraging The Right Mindset for Success
This podcast really spoke to me. It's an interview with Carol Dweck, a professor at Stanford University. She talks about staying in a growth mindset.
What makes some people successful (maybe people you wouldn't have thought would become successful)?
And what prevents those people who you thought would become successful from becoming successful?
She talks about constantly exercising our brain (like a muscle) to learn new things, to step outside of our comfort zones, and to be open to new ideas and new concepts.
For those of you who have become successful, how do you stay in the mindset that got you there in the first place?How do you handle praise?
How do you handle praise? We were once taught that praise is a good thing. But it prohibits us from growing further. We let it get to our heads.
You shouldn't be worried about your image or what people think of you. Instead be willing and open to accept new challenges that create opportunities for you to grow.+Gary Vaynerchuk
lives and breathes this.Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish
It also reminded me of Steve Jobs quote, "Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish" in that everything we do we should be passionate about and don't let the status quo or the "established" rules dictate our business and personal goals in life.
Got an idea you are passionate about? Don't let what people so or think dictate your direction with that idea. Chase your passion for it-even when the going gets tough. Time is precious.
We should all be re-evaluating what we are doing every day. Follow your passions.
Check out the podcast and it might change the way you are looking at challenges that face you daily.
I don't know about you but I'm going to stay in the growth mindset.
I hope this cleared some negative thoughts you may have been having. Whether about your business or personal goals in your life or career.Always stay humble.
Thanks to +Jamie Svenson for sharing this link.http://blogs.hbr.org/ideacast/2012/01/the-right-mindset-for-success.html