Mindset: The Psychology of Success : Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd Mindset: The Psychology of Success Are people born achievers? Prime Minister : Prime Minister Winston Churchill REPEATED a grade during elementary school
He was placed in the LOWEST division of the LOWEST class Composer : Composer Beethoven’s teacher called him a HOPELESS composer
He wrote 5 of his greatest SYMPHONIES while DEAF Writer : Writer Leo Tolstoy dropped out of college
He was described as both “UNABLE and unwilling to LEARN" Role models : Role models ….Einstein's teacher said that he was ‘academically subnormal’
…..Walt Disney was told that he lacked ‘creative imagination’ Mindset: The Psychology of Success : Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd Mindset: The Psychology of Success What differentiates between Achievers & Losers? Slide 7: The
‘Growth mindset’ Slide 8: Great People are made, not born’
The ‘Growth mindset’ Two mindsets : Two mindsets Mindset : Mindset Related to your belief about ability
Creates a whole mental world for you to live in
Fixed mindset – ability cannot change
Growth mindset – ability can change (grow) Set of 6 studies data : Set of 6 studies data Slide 12: Motivational Framework supporting mindsets
Strategies Goals: Things we aim for : Goals: Things we aim for Goals: Performance : Goals: Performance Those with a FIXED MINDSET tend to create PERFORMANCE goals.
They believe that a person’s POTENTIAL can be MEASURED. They aim to receive validation from others.
Receiving low marks mean that they are not smart.
Both success and failure cause ANXIETY. Goals: Learning : Goals: Learning Those with a growth mindset tend to create LEARNING goals.
The goal is MASTERY and COMPETENCE.
Scores and marks reflect how people are doing NOW and do not measure a person’s potential.
Creating goals for learning has shown to INCREASE PERFORMANCE and enjoyment and decrease negative emotion. Responses: How we react to events : Responses: How we react to events Response: Helpless : Response: Helpless When faced with failure or challenge, people with a FIXED mindset:
Do not pay attention to learning information
Get depressed, become de-energised and lose self-esteem
Denigrate their intelligence: ‘I am stupid’, they’ll think
Under-represent past successes and over-represent failures (pessimism)
Explain the cause of events as something stable about them. Response: Mastery : Response: Mastery Pay attention to learning information, and so do better on future tests.
Focus on what they are learning, rather than focusing on how they feel.
Try out new ways of doing things.
Use self-motivating statements such as ‘ the harder it gets the harder I try’.
When faced with tests which are impossible to pass they will factor in other reasons and not blame their intellect i.e. this test was beyond my ability for now. Effort: Requirement for success? : Effort: Requirement for success? Effort : Effort Those with a fixed mindset view effort as a reflection of low intelligence.
Hard work means ‘I don’t get it’, ‘I’m unintelligent
Effort = lack of ability Those with a growth mindset see effort as a necessary part of success.
They try harder when faced with a setback.
Effort = success.
They use effort to overcome difficulty. Effort : Effort People were asked about intelligence and how much they thought it was down to effort and how much they thought it was about ability
Intelligence=______% effort _______% ability
Fixed = 35% effort vs. 65% ability
Growth = 65% effort vs. 35% ability Effort: Mindset : Effort: Mindset Strategies: How to reach success ? : Strategies: How to reach success ? Strategies: Growth mindset : Strategies: Growth mindset People adopting a growth mindset tend to generate other, and new, ways to do things.
If one route doesn’t work they will try others.
They will think ‘outside of the box’ to solve problems because they believe that they ‘can’. Strategies: Fixed mindset : Strategies: Fixed mindset Data has found that people with a fixed mindset keep using the wrong strategy when faced with a problem.
Then they disengage from the problem.
Finally, they give up. Circle of Concern & Circle of Influence : Circle of Concern & Circle of Influence Circle of Influence Circle of Concern Centre of Focus Circle of Concern & Circle of Influence : Circle of Concern & Circle of Influence Circle of Concern & Circle of Influence : Circle of Concern & Circle of Influence Circle of Concern & Circle of Influence : Circle of Concern & Circle of Influence Summary : Summary A growth mindset helps people to be motivated and to succeed.
A growth mindset can be learnt.
We can foster a growth mindset in others by the type of feedback we give.
Role models give people evidence of the growth mindset in action.
Circle of Concern & Circle of Influence. Slide 31: Thank you