Mindset

The New Psychology of Success
By Carol Dweck
# 15min reading / 19min listening time
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World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly profound idea – the power of our mindset. In Mindset, Dweck explains why it’s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success, but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn’t foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment, but may actually jeopardize success.

In This Summary, You Will Learn:

  • Why brains and talent don’t bring success.
  • How brains and talent can stand in the way of success.
  • Why praising brains and talent doesn’t foster self-esteem.
  • How teaching a simple idea about the brain raises productivity.
  • How a change of mind is always possible
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