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Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Carol Dweck
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
Synopsis

Mindset (2006) discusses the differences between people with a fixed mindset versus those with a growth mindset. Our mindset determines the way we deal with tough situations and setbacks as well as our willingness to deal with and improve ourselves. This book demonstrates how we can achieve our goals by changing our mindset.

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“These blinks really make a compelling case for why you shouldn’t take failure personally, and never think you’re done learning."

– Ben H, Head of Editorial at Blinkist

Who should read these blinks?
  • Anyone who wants to find out about different mindsets and how they influence our behavior
  • People who want to learn how to realize their own potential to the fullest
Who wrote the book?

Carol Dweck is a professor of psychology at Stanford University. In addition to Mindset, she has also published Self-Theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality and Development and Handbook of Competence and Motivation.

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