Cultivate a Growth Mindset

A growth mindset is an essential part to leading a productive, effective and full life. To cultivate a growth mindset, we should teach others to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy making an effort, and to always keep learning.

Instead Of (Fixed Mindset)…Try Saying (Growth Mindset)

  • How smart am I?How can I become smarter?

  • I don’t knowI don’t know YET.

  • It is what it isI can find an opportunity here.

  • You can do it...You can learn it.

  • Let’s work hard...Let’s work hard so we can improve.

  • You are so smart...I see you are getting this, so let’s move on to something else.

  • This is so hard...This will help you learn.

  • I don’t think I can do this...I can do this and work at it until it’s done.

  • I give up...Oooooh, a challenge! Yay!

  • You failed...Look at how much you can learn from this.

  • Sweet! This is a piece of cake!...How can I take this to the next level?

  • I failedI can learn from this. I can train my brain and make the grey matter more dense. Cool.

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