Stanford psychologist Carol S. Dweck demonstrates how success in business, parenting, school, and relationships can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents. Dweck compares characteristics of a fixed mindset that assumes our intelligence and abilities cannot be changed versus a growth mindset that thrives and embraces challenges which aid in further developing our intelligence. It is her view that the growth mindset will increase our capacity for success and happiness.

To learn more, check out her video on Teaching a Growth MindsetĀ

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