Do you think some people are smart, others are not and nothing can be done about that? Do you think that talent or some other resource determines who is successful? If the answer is yes I have bad news for you: you lean towards a fixed mindset. The good news is that developing a so-called growth mindset is possible. People with a growth mindset are happier, persevere and are more likely to succeed.
Let’s start working on it right now: today focus on the work people put in to be successful. Even the smartest student has to read the material to excel. The most talented athlete still has to train for years to be in the top 100. Be generous today by acknowledging invisible effort. Notice how your reactions and thoughts change as a result. I believe in your capacity to grow.
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