Carol Dweck is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading researchers in the fields of personality, social psychology, and developmental psychology. She has been the William B. Ransford Professor of Psychology at Columbia University and is now the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her scholarly book Self-Theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development was named Book of the Year by the World Education Fellowship. Her work has been featured in such publications as the New Yorker, Time, New York Times, Washington Post, and Boston Globe. She lives with her husband in Palo Alto, California.
World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea the power of our mindset.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
What Does All This Mean for You? The Two Mindsets
A View from the Two Mindsets
So, What’s New?
Self-Insight: Who Has Accurate Views of Their Assets and Limitations?
What’s in Store
2. INSIDE THE MINDSETS
Is Success About Learning—Or Proving You’re Smart? Mindsets Change the Meaning of Failure
Mindsets Change the Meaning of Effort
Questions and Answers
3. THE TRUTH ABOUT ABILITY AND ACCOMPLISHMENT
Mindset and School Achievement
Is Artistic Ability a Gift?
The Danger of Praise and Positive Labels Negative Labels and How They Work
4. SPORTS: THE MINDSET OF A CHAMPION
The Idea of the Natural
1. THE MINDSETS
Why Do People Differ?
What Is Success?
What Is Failure?
Taking Charge of Success
What Does It Mean to Be a Star? Hearing the Mindsets
5. BUSINESS: MINDSET AND LEADERSHIP
Enron and the Talent Mindset
Organizations That Grow
A Study of Mindset and Management Decisions Leadership and the Fixed Mindset
Fixed-Mindset Leaders in Action
Growth-Mindset Leaders in Action
A Study of Group Processes
Groupthink Versus We Think
The Praised Generation Hits the Workforce
Are Negotiators Born or Made?
Corporate Training: Are Managers Born or Made? Are Leaders Born or Made?
6. RELATIONSHIPS: MINDSETS IN LOVE (OR NOT)
Relationships Are Different Mindsets Falling in Love
The Partner as Enemy Competition: Who’s the Greatest? Developing in Relationships Friendship
Bullies and Victims: Revenge Revisited
7. PARENTS, TEACHERS, AND COACHES: WHERE DO MINDSETS COME FROM?
Parents (and Teachers): Messages About Success and Failure Teachers (and Parents): What Makes a Great Teacher (or Parent)? Coaches: Winning Through Mindset
False Growth Mindset
8. CHANGING MINDSETS
The Nature of Change The Mindset Lectures A Mindset Workshop Brainology
More About Change
Opening Yourself Up to Growth
People Who Don’t Want to Change Changing Your Child’s Mindset
Mindset and Willpower
The Journey to a (True) Growth Mindset Learn and Help Learn
The Road Ahead