A Fixed Mindset is often associated with the following behaviors: complaining about others, blaming others, and defending yourself. The key to human productivity is human behavior. Our behaviors are often driven by our attitudes. Conversely, our attitudes can also be driven by our behaviors.
The Fixed Mindset is a system of Attitudes that are common among individuals who either hold beliefs or experiences that give them a limited view of what they can do in the world. They are “born” with certain abilities and skills and that view wraps them in a cocoon of isolation and often poor performance. Fixed Mindset Attitudes include:
It is inherently difficult and unproductive for leaders to change the attitudes of individuals. Attitudes are largely built by beliefs, and experiences and behaviors that back them up. Behaviors are the key to changing experiences, which in turn will alter beliefs and eventually Attitudes. Here are 10 behaviors that can help individuals and even organizations move to a Growth Mindset:
The Growth Mindset and Influential Leaders invest in people. Building people creates exceptionally strong connections that enable the organization to grow rapidly, establish trust and accountability, and take calculated risks that move growth toward an envisioned future.
If you alter your thinking, you can change your life. You can alter your thinking by changing your behaviors.
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