- “So let’s see. If you’re successful, you’re better than other people. You get to abuse them and have them grovel. In the fixed mindset, this is what can pass for self-esteem”
- “This is something I know for a fact: You have to work hardest for the things you love most”
- “The fixed mindset makes you concerned with how you’ll be judged; the growth mindset makes you concerned with improving”
- “The growth mindset does allow people to love what they’re doing—and to continue to love it in the face of difficulties”
- “Many growth-minded people didn’t even plan to go to the top. They got there as a result of doing what they love. It’s ironic: The top is where the fixed-mindset people hunger to be, but it’s where many growth-minded people arrive as a by-product of their enthusiasm for what they do”
- “Before we judge, let’s remember that effort isn’t quite everything and that all effort is not created equal”
- “Growth mindset people are not seeking it as a validation of their worth or as something that will make them better than others”
“Here’s a copy of this graphic summary of the two mindsets by Nigel Holmes – click here
Interesting lines from ‘Mindset-How you can fulfil your true potential’ by Dr Carol S. Dweck-Part 1
Excerpt From: Carol Dweck. “Mindset: Changing The Way You think To Fulfil Your Potential.” Apple Books.
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