What’s the big deal about “Mindset”?

“It starts in the mind”

“You have to believe it to achieve it”

“It’s all in your head”

True or False?

In her book “Mindset”, Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck writes about the “Fixed” vs. “Growth” mindset.

Look at the graphic below (from Precision Nutrition Level 2 coaching course).

Can you see where it all begins?

A fixed mindset looks at intelligence as static, with the desire to look smart as the driving focus.

A growth mindset, on the other hand, views intelligence as something that can be developed, which in turn leads to a desire to learn.

Look at the graphic.

Can you identify your “mindset tendency”?

What is the benefit of one over the other?

fixed versus growth mindset

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Coach Dean

Former Fat Boy Turned Health and Fitness Junkie. Award Winning Fitness Business Owner and Trainer. World Class Nutrition Coach. Truth Teller. Scholar. Opinionated. Humble and Willing To Tell You About It. Tell Dean He Is Full Of It On Any Of His Social Media Profiles. He Will Probably Agree.

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