Brand: Random House
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
Publish Date: 2007-12-26
Author: Carol S. Dweck
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Now updated with new researchthe book that has changed millions of lives makes a perfect graduation gift.
After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset. In this brilliant book, she shows how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities. People with afixed mindsetthose who believe that abilities are fixedare less likely to flourish than those with agrowth mindsetthose who believe that abilities can be developed.Mindsetreveals how great parents, teachers, managers, and athletes can put this idea to use to foster outstanding accomplishment.
In this edition, Dweck offers new insights into her now famous and broadly embraced concept. She introduces a phenomenon she calls false growth mindset and guides people toward adopting a deeper, truer growth mindset. She also expands the mindset concept beyond the individual, applying it to the cultures of groups and organizations. With the right mindset, you can motivate those you lead, teach, and loveto transform their lives and your own.
A good book is one whose advice you believe. A great book is one whose advice you follow. This is a book that can change your life, as its ideas have changed mine.Robert J. Sternberg, co-author ofTeaching for Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, and Success
An essential read for parents, teachers [and] coaches . . . as well as for those who would like to increase their own feelings of success and fulfillment.Library Journal(starred review)
Everyone should read this book.Chip Heath and Dan Heath, authors ofMade to Stick
One of the most influential books ever about motivation.Po Bronson, author ofNurtureShock
If you manage people or are a parent (which is a form of managing people), drop everything and readMindset.Guy Kawasaki, author ofThe Art of the Start 2.0
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