One of the key issues with a fixed mindset is the limits you put upon yourself in terms of what you can and can't achieve. Discover how this creates a talent trap—where you rely on existing talent and ability to achieve results— when research suggests talent and ability plus practice, focus, and belief in being able to change are the factors that will help you to create results.
- Believe it or not, relying on talent alone…to achieve your goals is a trap.…The idea that you either have a talent or you don't,…or you only have so much talent,…is part of a fixed mindset.…This kind of thinking can hinder your chances…of stretching your ability to reach goals and achieve more.…One of the key issues with a fixed mindset is the limits…you put upon yourself in terms of what you can…and can't achieve.…
Imagine you're a sports professional…and you want to push yourself…to achieve more in your sport.…If you believe you have a set amount of talent and skill,…how likely are you to push yourself beyond that?…Particularly when the process of enhancing skills…and abilities is hard work.…Olympian and author Matthew Syed describes…what latest neuroscience and psychology research…tells us about achieving success in the book Bounce.…
Not surprisingly, a certain amount of natural talent…can help the process of achieving goals.…But perhaps surprisingly, the main ingredient for success…is actually practice plus talent.…
- 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.