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Mindsets: Developing Talent Through a Growth Mindset. Winning Scotland Foundation September 19, 2008. “I don’t divide the world into the weak and the strong, or the successes and the failures… I divide the world into the learners and nonlearners.”. - Benjamin Barber. Mindsets.

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mindsets developing talent through a growth mindset

Mindsets:Developing Talent Through a Growth Mindset

Winning Scotland Foundation

September 19, 2008

benjamin barber

“I don’t divide the world into the weak and the strong, or the successes and the failures… I divide the world into the learners and nonlearners.”

- Benjamin Barber

mindsets
Mindsets
  • Fixed Mindset: Intelligence/talent is a fixed trait

…Myth of the “natural”

  • Growth Mindset: Intelligence is a malleable quality; a potential that can be developed

…Talent is a starting point

mindsets1
Mindsets
  • Which mindset is correct?
  • Which mindset is most popular?
  • Do people hold the same mindsets across different areas?
  • Are the mindsets related to people’s ability?
  • Can mindsets be changed?
how the mindsets work

How the Mindsets Work?

The Mindset Rules

rule 1
Rule #1

Fixed Mindset:

LOOK SMART OR TALENTED AT ALL COSTS

Growth Mindset:

LEARN, LEARN, LEARN

mindsets looking smart vs learning
MindsetsLooking Smart vs. Learning

Fixed Mindset

“The main thing I want when I do my school work is to show how good I am at it.”

Growth Mindset

“It’s much more important for me to learn things in my classes than it is to get the best grades.”

tiger woods
Tiger Woods
  • Youngest Masters winner
  • Lowest score ever
  • Took apart his game and restructured it.
rule 2
Rule #2

Fixed: DON’T WORK TOO HARD

“To tell the truth, when I work hard at my school work it makes me feel like I’m not very smart.”

Growth: WORK HARD, EFFORT IS KEY

“The harder you work at something, the better you’ll be at it.”

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High effort=low ability: Worst belief anyone can have
  • This is why many gifted athletes fail
measures
Measures
  • Athletic ability is ____% natural talent and ____% effort/practice
  • Players were assigned 2 points for each goal scored and 1 point for each assist that resulted in a goal
  • None of the participants were goalkeepers.
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Correlation BetweenEffort Beliefs and Points EarnedBelief in Effort Predicts Higher Performance Over the Season
rule 3
Rule #3

IN THE FACE OF SETBACKS…

Fixed Mindset:

CONCEAL MISTAKES OR DEFICIENCIES

Growth Mindset:

EMBRACE MISTAKES, CONFRONT DEFICIENCIES

after a failure
After a failure…

Fixed Mindset:

“I’d spend less time on this subject from now on.”

“I would try not to take this subject ever again.”

“I would try to cheat on the next test.”

Growth Mindset:

“I would work harder in this class from now on.”

“I would spend more time studying for the tests.”

practicing your strength or weakness percentage selecting tutorial on the topic they failed
Practicing Your Strength or WeaknessPercentage Selecting Tutorial on the Topic They Failed

Percentage

chris hoy
CHRIS HOY

IN 2005, HIS SPECIALTY WAS ELIMINATED FROM THE OLYMPICS; HE HAD TO REINVENT HIMSELF.

chris hoy why he surpassed the talented kids
Chris HoyWhy he surpassed the “talented” kids

“Maybe because they were so gifted and won so easily, they didn’t really have the desire to work hard when they had to, and they also didn’t like the feeling of losing when it happened.”

From Orr & Kemp, “Be a Winner”

deflecting the blame
Deflecting the Blame
  • Sergio Garcia
  • John McEnroe
  • Colin Montgomerie
colin montgomerie
COLIN MONTGOMERIE

Putting is not a strong feature of his game.

He is noted for his lack of focus, and quite often becomes distracted by seemingly very minor incidents.

When not playing well, tantrums and blaming others.

mindset and flow

Mindset and Flow

Racing Car Drivers

mindset is athletic ability fixed
MindsetIs Athletic Ability Fixed?
  • 1. You have a certain level of athletic ability, and you cannot really do much to change that.
  • 2. Your core athletic ability cannot really be changed.
  • 3. You can learn new things, but you can't really change your basic athletic ability.
praise sends a message
Praise Sends A Message

Intelligence Praise: “That’s a really good score. You must be smart at this.”

Effort/Process Praise: “That’s a really good score. You must have tried really hard.”

effects of intelligence vs effort praise
Effects of Intelligence vs. Effort Praise
  • Mindset: Fixed vs. Growth
  • Goals: Looking smart vs. Learning

After Difficult Trial:

  • Motivation: Low vs. High
  • Performance: Decreased vs. Increased
number of problems solved on trial 1 before failure and trial 3 after failure
Number of problems solved on Trial 1 (before failure) and Trial 3 (after failure).

Number of Problems Solved

college coaches asks
College Coaches Asks…

Where are the coachable athletes?

can mindsets be changed

Can Mindsets Be Changed?

How Intelligence (Talent) is Portrayed

have you changed your mind about anything
Have you changed your mind about anything?
  • Yes … I imagine neurons making connections in my brain and I feel like I am learning something. (biggie)
  • My favorite thing from Brainology is the neurons part where when u learn something there are connections and they keep growing. I always picture them when I’m in school (khadija)
on a personal level the belief in growth allows us to
On a personal level the belief in growth allows us to:
  • Embrace learning.
  • Welcome challenges, mistakes, and feedback
  • Understand the role of effort in creating talent
at the team level a growth mindset staff
At the team level, a growth mindset staff:
  • Portrays skills as acquirable
  • Values passion, effort, improvement (and teamwork), not just natural talent
  • Presents staff as mentors vs. judges
andy murray
ANDY MURRAY

“When you’re playing against guys who are really consistent, you have to find three or four ways to win points, and not just with your serve,” says Murray of his multi-dimensional arsenal.

Brother, Jamie, was the “natural.”

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Changing

Mindsets

in

Organizations

(Peter Heslin & colleagues)

before workshop
Before Workshop
  • Fixed mindset managers don’t notice improvement--first impressions last
  • Fixed mindset managers don’t mentor their employees as much--people can’t change
  • Fixed mindset managers can’t take criticism
mindset workshop for managers
Mindset Workshop for Managers
  • Scientific article and video on how the brain grows with learning throughout life
  • Exercises to instill a growth mindset
after
After

After receiving a growth mindset workshop, managers showed greater:

  • Openness to employee change
  • Willingness to mentor and higher quality of mentoring
  • Openness to critical feedback