Summary À PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Carol S. DweckUn credible Even if a baby was genius enough to speak in ull sentences at If My Love Were a Fire Truck: A Daddy's Love Song four months old he cannot eat solidood yet so why on earth does he care what they are making or dinnerIn short this might be the worst book I ve ever read Before reading it I was very persuaded by its premise After reading it and discovering that at least this explanation of the thesis is the opposite of convincing I will approach all writers who accept this theory with a huge degree of distrust and suspicion Recommended in Stanford Magazine and by Guy KawasakiA very useful book *about the growth mindset Essentially the book makes a case that those people *the growth mindset Essentially the book makes a case that those people look at everything they do in life as a learning opportunity are much successful I think where this comes into play most often is when we ace a setback or a Ready for Summer failure Whether thats getting rejectedrom something a job a team etc messing up at work having your boss yell at you losing at something getting laid off making a bad bet etc most of us have many setbacks in our lives How we deal with those is incredibly important If we let the setback define us we might think we aren t talented after all and lose confidence If on the other hand we look at it as something we can learn rom we improve as a personI came at the book as it was recommended to me as being good or parents My daughter is only 16 years but already she is learning A coerência textual fast The book recommends praising our children s efforts instead of their results Telling them they are amazing and smart is so easy to do but if you do that their whole lives they won t succeed when they get to the real world What you want is to encourage a learning attitude This uote sums it up So what should we say when children complete a task say math problems uickly and perfectly Should we deny them the praise they have earned Yes When this happens I say Whoops I guess that was too easy I apologizeor wasting your time Let s do something you can really learn Write Your Novel!: Tips from a Bestseller fromLooking at life as a constant challenge isun And you can t ail at a personal challenge Here is a great mental imagery techniue the book mentioned when you are doing something you are bad atPicture your brain orming new connections as you meet the challenge and learn Keep on goingAnother Interesting Bit Was How bit was how at the top of their game can get caught up in a First Year Teacher: Wit and Wisdom from Teachers Who've Been There fixed mindset You see this in sports all the team the champion teamrom last year thinks they can cruise through this year doesn t work hard and suddenly they are losing a lot It s so hard to maintain the edge John Wooden puts it bestI believe ability can get you to the top says coach John Wooden but it takes
#character to keep you there It s so easy to begin thinking you can just turn it #to keep you there It s so easy to begin thinking you can just turn it automatically without proper preparation It takes real character to keep working as hard or even harder once you re there When you read about an athlete or team that wins over and over and over remind yourself More than ability they have characte. Famous and broadly embraced concept She introduces a phenomenon she calls alse growth mindset and guides people toward adopting a deeper truer growth mindset She also expands the mindset concept beyond the individual applying it to the cultures of groups and organizations With the right mindset you can motivate those you lead teach and love to transform their lives and your ow. Mindful Living with Aspergers Syndrome find credible So many ridiculous cliches introduced as ARGUMENTS and EVIDENCE that it would be impossible to catalogue them all This book is practically an encyclopedia of phrases like nothing ventured nothing gained and if atirst you don t succeed try try again The explanations of the research projects that created these indings make it obvious that you cannot trust these results For instance they presented kindergarteners with a test that they said was very important Before administering the test they asked ollowup uestions of the ive year olds Do you think this test will measure how smart you are and Do you think this test will measure how smart you will be as a grown up Almost think this test will measure how smart you will be as a grown up Almost of them said yes except or one Space Kid five year old I am certain isictional who responded No way Ain t no test that can measure that If you ask a FIVE YEAR OLD an extremely leading uestion who has been given no information you are almost guaranteed to get a shower of yes answers The Circumstantial Evidence: Death, Life, and Justice in a Southern Town fact that they didn t immediately display suspiciousness toward researchers and critically deconstruct their uestions is evidence of nothing At best it s evidence that children respond to leading uestions andor don t listen and think very deeply or carefully when asked leading uestions There is one section that isull of reports about genius children to suggest that some of them turned out well the ones who still applied hard work and some who didn t because they just rested on their natural proclivities All of these stories eel impossible
#To Believe The Way They #believe the way they presented The author read a book once that told a story about a our month old baby who asked his parents Mom and Dad what are we eating Every Drop for Sale: Our Desperate Battle Over Water for dinner tonight This is third hand not cited and completely. And abilities People with aixed mindset those who believe that abilities are Down We Go: Living Into the Wild Ways of Jesus fixed are less likely tolourish than those with a growth mindset those who believe that abilities can be developed Mindset reveals how great parents teachers managers and athletes can put this idea to use to oster outstanding accomplishmentIn this edition Dweck offers new insights into her now. Okay so the idea is ine and usable and easy to explain to others and pretty simple
"i was about "was about 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 theory was the best explanation of that success Conversely every ailure could have been averted but The Allergy-Fighting Garden: Stop Asthma and Allergies with Smart Landscaping for a change in mindset It was I keep hearing educators praising this author and specifically this book Maybe she s better in person Iound this book trite It was very repetitive and ull of cherry picked stories pulled out just to Prove Her Obvious Conclusion Are her obvious conclusion Are really people who think that if you go into something with a negative attitude it won t affect the outcome She goes to the extreme with the positive attitude stuff though I just don t buy that anyone can do anything if they just try hard enough Not trying guarantees you won t do it but trying really hard doesn t mean you will Lots of people try hard or years to get into the Olympics and they don t It doesn t mean that they didn t work as hard as someone who did The author also inserted herself pretty aggressively into this book Her story about tears streaming down her ace at the wonderfulness of Italians was too much This book is dated enough that her stories of the greatness of Tiger Woods is pretty unny I Shadower found Malcolm Gladwell s Outliers to be a much better book about a similar topic I think a lot of people who rated this book highly must have had aixed mindsetI 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 have a Owls: Birds of the Night fixed mindset you ll have lower grades in school be unhappier die earlier beatter be likely to never get married make a bundle less money you name it It reads like Bon Bon Voyage (A Carolyn Blue Culinary Mystery, fear mongering than actual research rattling off a list of everyone s most basicears But if you listen to me Carol Dweck all of your dreams and will come trueI also don t recall Dweck listing many references to any of her research you re just supposed to take her stories at Bon Bon Voyage face value Because I m a researcher Mindset offers a lot of words with little substance I will admit that I haven tinished the book and I don t plan to Dweck s tone really just grated on my nerves and I don t eel I gained anything useful rom reading what parts of the book I read I can t imagine anything useful coming to light at the end It s pretty bad when after 15 pages I want to ling a book away in disgust But I kept reading Okay it turned into skimming pretty uickly And it DIDN T GET BETTER I ve read several thoughtful and interesting pieces of journalism lately referencing the general thesis of this book that were really thought provoking But the book itself is just empty tripe and cliches without adding any content of interest to bolster the gen. A newer edition of this book can be ound hereAfter decades of research world renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S Dweck PhD discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea the power of mindset In this brilliant book she shows how success in school work sports the arts and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents.
Carol S. Dweck