Who comes to mind when you think of a successful, intelligent and talented person? Perhaps someone like American inventor Thomas Edison, whose improvements to the light bulb has made it a symbol for moments of brilliance?
But, while Edison was a highly intelligent and talented individual, he wasn’t born a success. And he didn’t develop the light bulb in one day, or even on his own. It took a long, slow process of curiosity, dedication and hard work.
Many experts on the matter state that it’s not intelligence, talent or education that sets successful people apart. It’s their mindset, or the way that they approach life’s challenges.
Let’s explore the meaning of mindset, how a “fixed mindset” can hold you back, and how a “growth mindset” can help you to reach your goals. We’ll also show you how you can adopt a mindset of growth, so that you can increase your self-motivation, effectiveness and success.