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Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Random House Inc
Publication date February 28, 2006
Pages 288
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781400062751
ISBN-10 1400062756
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.50 by 9.75 in.
Weight 1.10 lbs.
Original list price $26.00
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
An authority in the fields of motivation and developmental psychology reveals how one's personal mindsets affect one's life, identifying two basic mindsets--the fixed and the growth--and how they control every aspect of one's life and explaining how to use the growth mindset at any stage of life to promote success and personal fulfillment. 20,000 first printing.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The updated edition of the book that has changed millions of lives with its insights into the growth mindset.

After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., 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 and abilities. People with a fixed mindset—those who believe that abilities are fixed—are less likely to flourish 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 foster outstanding accomplishment.

In this edition, Dweck offers new insights into her now famous and broadly embraced concept. She introduces a phenomenon she calls false 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 own.

Praise for Mindset

“A good book is one whose advice you believe. A great book is one whose advice you follow. This is a book that can change your life, as its ideas have changed mine.”—Robert J. Sternberg, co-author of Teaching for Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, and Success

“An essential read for parents, teachers [and] coaches . . . as well as for those who would like to increase their own feelings of success and fulfillment.”—Library Journal (starred review)

“Everyone should read this book.”—Chip Heath and Dan Heath, authors of Made to Stick

“One of the most influential books ever about motivation.”—Po Bronson, author of NurtureShock

“If you manage people or are a parent (which is a form of managing people), drop everything and read Mindset.”—Guy Kawasaki, author of The Art of the Start 2.0

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