Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck

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Read Mindset: The New Psychology of Success Online Free - 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.
 
Dweck explains why it’s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success—but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn’t foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment, but may actually jeopardize success. With the right mindset, we can motivate our kids and help them to raise their grades, as well as reach our own goals—personal and professional. Dweck reveals what all great parents, teachers, CEOs, and athletes already know: how a simple idea about the brain can create a love of learning and a resilience that is the basis of great accomplishment in every area.



Title : Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
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ISBN : 1400062756
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 276 pages


Reviews


Joshua rated it ★★☆☆☆

October 16, 2014

Okay, so the idea is fine, and usable, and easy to explain to others, and pretty simple. I was about to give this book a one-star rating because I was so irritated with Dr. Dweck trying to shoehorn her idea into every single success story in the history of humanity and basically saying that her t...


Mark rated it ★★☆☆☆

January 29, 2015

Here is a message to anyone close to me who may over hear me saying, 'I must read that popular psychology book ...', at some point in the future. Don't let me forget how vapid and uninspiring this book was. Please remark: 'don't forget about Mindset Mark!' Let me try and save you some time by sum...


Cerealflakes rated it ★★☆☆☆

November 18, 2011

I keep hearing educators praising this author and, specifically, this book. Maybe she's better in person. I found this book trite. It was very repetitive and full of cherry picked stories pulled out just to prove her obvious conclusion. Are there really people who think that if you go into someth...


Maede rated it ★★★★☆

March 01, 2017

تأثیر این کتاب روی من عجیب بود. مخصوصا اینکه چیز جدیدی به من نمی گفت. چیزهایی رو می گفت که من همیشه می دونستم ولی خوندن این کتاب بهم نشون داد که همیشه ناراضی بودم چون این هارو می دونستم و هیچوقت برای خودم عملی نکردم از موقعی که هشت سالم بود با بچه های ضعیف تر کلاس ریاضی کار می کردم و با همه ی کودک...


Michael rated it ★★★★★

March 12, 2011

Excellent book. This one sounds like a typical self-help book, but it's a real find. The author is a pyschology researcher at Columbia, and her book is filled with insights and illustrations regarding the differences that a fixed mindset vs. a growth mindset can have when applied to business, par...


Stark rated it ★★★★☆

December 29, 2008

This is probably all i really need to hear out of this book, but i will read the whole thing anyway. there are two mindsets. fixed and growth. Believing that your qualities are carved in stone -- the fixed mindset -- creates an urgency to prove yourself over and over. If you have only a certain am...


Otis rated it ★★★★☆

December 23, 2012

Recommended in Stanford Magazine and by Guy Kawasaki. A very useful book about the growth mindset. Essentially, the book makes a case that those people who look at everything they do in life as a learning opportunity are much more successful. I think where this comes into play most often is when w...


Jamie rated it ★☆☆☆☆

October 25, 2013

I think a lot of people who rated this book highly must have had a "fixed mindset". I think this book was a waste of money, personally. The tone of the book is very repetitive and annoying. Essentially people with a growth mindset are better than people without it in every possible way. If you hav...


SJ rated it ★★☆☆☆

March 07, 2017

Watered down and scientifically not that accurate (grit is a part of conscientiousness - see studies below), welcome to education's favorite book! Here is my two sentence summary of this book (best spoken in kindergartner teacher voice): There are two kinds of people in the world, people who belie...


Kirsten rated it ★☆☆☆☆

July 30, 2015

Let me preface this review by saying that my boss made me read this book, because, apparently, reading assignments are something that I should have as a 5th year PhD candidate. Not only that, but I'm pretty sure no one should require me to read a shitty waste-of time self help book. Let me save yo...





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