#1. “Growth Mindset” is the hallmark of successful individuals. Intelligence plays a minor role. A growth mindset thrives on challenges and perceives failure, not as the measure of ability rather a springboard to growth and determination. Failure is not avoided.
#2. “Fixed Mindset” is the hallmark of mediocrely chronic sub-achievers. They view intelligence, character and creative ability as static and a given that can not be modified. They avoid failure at all costs. By never failing they feel smart and tend to associate or gravitate towards like minded people.
Edison said he found only one way to create a light bulb but 1000 ways not too. Micheal Jordan thru his career missed 69% of the shots he took. Ted Williams, the last baseball player to hit.400 did not make it to first base .600.
I would tell a story to all new hires about the “Buzzards and Eagles” I think it time to repost that.