October 24, 2019

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
Carol S. Dweck

It seems everyone is talking about the importance of having a growth mindset these days, so after hearing about this book on various podcasts I decided to read MINDSET myself. Once I picked it up I couldn’t put it down! I found the book had a really positive, encouraging message.

Do you think intelligence is a fixed trait? What about athleticism? Or musical ability? If you aren’t talented in a certain area should you just give up on that dream and focus on your strengths?

Mindset introduces a new paradigm that will change the way you look at abilities and talent. Yes, some people are born with certain talents, but those talents are not what lead us to success. It’s about drive and grit, and the willingness to learn new things. My biggest takeaway is that we can all change, that no aspect of our personality or intelligence or skillset is fixed. There really are no limits to your potential!

There’s something for everyone in this book, whether you’re an aspiring athlete, a business leader, a parent, or just looking to improve relationships.

Have you read any great books lately? I’m always looking for recommendations on books and podcasts, so please share in the comments below.

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