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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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Mindset hack: Where are you winning?

Where does your mind go when you are busy, or having a big week, or just in the rush of a normal day: to what’s working, or to everything that’s going wrong? When you look for the signs that you are being ‘successful’ at work or life, what do you look for: the big moments, or the small victories? And just when do you celebrate those successes that you notice? Do you even celebrate them, or do they just whiz past in the busyness of your life? Here’s a mindset hack ...

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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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How to take a holiday

You may think that ‘How to take a holiday’ is a silly title for an article. Surely we all know how to do that right? Well, I am not so sure. Both my research and my personal experience tell me that in reality, many people find it really difficult to take real time off each year. What’s just as bad, is that even when people do manage to get some time off work, many people spend most of the time wound up, thinking about work, or feeling guilty for not being in the office. Pretty crazy ...

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