by Carol S. Dweck
Editor: Random House USA Inc
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Now updated with new research, the book that has changed millions of lives After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University, psychologist Carol SDweck, PhDdiscovered a simple, but revolutionary idea: the power of state of mind.In this brilliant book, she shows how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost all areas of human activity can be greatly influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities.People with a state of mind, those who believe that skills are fixed-are less likely to thrive than those with a growing state of mind, those who believe that abilities can be developed.State of Mind reveals how grandparents, teachers, managers, and athletes can put this idea to use to promote outstanding achievementIn this edition, Dweck offers new perspectives in its now famous and widely adopted conceptIt introduces a phenomenon that it calls false growth of the mentality and guides people towards the adoption of a deeper, truer growth of the mentality.It also broadens the concept mentality beyond the individual, applying it to the cultures of groups and organizations.With the right mindset, you can motivate the people you lead, teach, and love-to transform their lives and your own.Praise for Mentality “A good book is the one whose advice you believe inA good book is one whose advice you follow.It’s a book that can change your life, that his ideas have changed mine.”–Robert JSternberg, co-author of Teaching Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity and Success “An Essential Reading for Parents, Teachers[and] Coachesas 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 and Dan Heath Heath, the authors of Made to Stick “One of the most influential books ever written about motivation”Po Bronson, author of NurtureShock “If you manage people or are a parent (who is a form of people management), let go and read about Mentality.”–Guy Kawasaki, author of L’ Art
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