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Check your mindset

“No matter what your ability is, effort is what ignites that ability and turns it into accomplishment.” Carol Dweck, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success What do people really mean when they talk about mindset? Leading Stanford University Professor Carol Dweck, author of the book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success found after decades of research that there are two main types of mindset: fixed and growth.  People with a fixed mindset – those who believe that abilities ...

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What’s your gender mindset?

This week I want to pose a new concept called Gender Mindsets. When I was writing this chapter in my new book, and was thinking about all of the research and potential challenges that come with being a working woman, it occurred to me that along with other types of mindsets I talk a lot about in my work (fixed and growth mindsets for example, from Carol Dweck’s research), there are also gender mindsets that impact how we think about being a professional woman, and how those thoughts ...

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