Purposeful practice is twofold: (1) taking the time to purposely practice developing skills, abilities, and confidence and (2) finding purpose in your development journey. You can always learn something and take the time to develop. Learn how adding an element of play and fun makes your focus on creating a growth mindset a more satisfying experience, rather than continually chasing a fixed end goal.
- Developing a growth mindset doesn't just happen.…Even watching this video won't make it happen.…The only way to ensure you develop…and then maintain a growth mindset…is to practice developing the skills…associated with a growth mindset on purpose.…You need to practice developing your skills,…abilities, and confidence on purpose,…and you need to find a good reason…to engage in that practice.…
Putting yourself in situations…where you know you'll face obstacles…but you'll learn something from the situation…is a purposeful approach.…You may experience some challenges and some discomfort,…but you know there's a reason for it.…The experience will help to develop…your long-term growth mindset,…and really that's what a purpose is,…an important reason for behaving in a certain way.…Understanding that no experience is wasted,…if you can take something from it,…is also a key part of developing your growth mindset.…
Looking at the experience of learning as you go,…trialing news ways of doing things,…and viewing a growth mindset as a journey, not an end goal,…
- Define the trap in the “talent trap.”
- Summarize the steps taken in an experimental process.
- Identify the element to avoid in order to develop a truly flexible mind.
- Explain how to maintain focus on developing a growth mindset.
- Recognize the best strategy for creating a life-long learning habit.