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Mindset The New Psychology of Success

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ISBN-10: 0345472322

ISBN-13: 9780345472328

Edition: 2008

Authors: Carol S. Dweck

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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…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.704

Andrew J. Elliot, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Rochester, and is currently an associate editor of thePersonality and Social Psychology Bulletinand a section editor ofSocial and Personality Psychology Compass.Dr. Elliot has published approximately 100 scholarly works, has received research grants from public and private agencies, and has been awarded four different early- and mid-career awards for his research contributions. His research areas include achievement and affiliation motivation; approach-avoidance motivation; personal goals; subjective well-being; and parental, teacher, and cultural influences on motivation and self-regulation. nbsp; Carol S. Dweck, PhD,…    

Introduction
The Mindsets
Why Do People Differ?
What Does All This Mean for You? The Two Mindsets
A View from the Two Mindsets
So, What's New?
Self-Insight: Who Has Accurate Views of Their Assets and Limitations?
What's in Store
Inside the Mindsets
Is Success About Learning-Or Proving You're Smart?
Mindsets Change the Meaning of Failure
Mindsets Change the Meaning of Effort
Questions and Answers
The Truth About Ability and Accomplishment
Mindset and School Achievement
Is Artistic Ability a Gift?
The Danger of Praise and Positive Labels
Negative Labels and How They Work
Sports: The Mindset of a Champion
The Idea of the Natural
"Character"
What Is Success?
What Is Failure?
Taking Charge of Success
What Does It Mean to Be a Star?
Hearing the Mindsets
Business: Mindset and Leadership
Enron and the Talent Mindset
Organizations That Grow
A Study of Mindset and Management Decisions
Leadership and the Fixed Mindset
Fixed-Mindset Leaders in Action
Growth-Mindset Leaders in Action
A Study of Group Processes
Groupthink Versus We Think
The Praised Generation Hits the Workforce
Are Negotiators Born or Made?
Corporate Training: Are Managers Born or Made?
Are Leaders Born or Made?
Relationships: Mindsets in Love (Or Not)
Relationships Are Different
Mindsets Falling in Love
The Partner as Enemy
Competition: Who's the Greatest?
Developing in Relationships
Friendship
Shyness
Bullies and Victims: Revenge Revisited
Parents, Teachers, and Coaches: Where Do Mindsets Come From?
Parents (and Teachers): Messages About Success and Failure
Teachers (and Parents): What Makes a Great Teacher (or Parent)?
Coaches: Winning Through Mindset
Our Legacy
Changing Mindsets
The Nature of Change
The Mindset Lectures
A Mindset Workshop
Brainology
More About Change
Taking the First Step
People Who Don't Want to Change
Changing Your Child's Mindset
Mindset and Willpower
Maintaining Change
The Road Ahead
Notes
Recommended Books
Index