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Mindset (Reprint) (Paperback) by Carol S. Dweck

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About the Book



Originally published in hardcover in a slightly different form in 2006 by Random House, an imprint and division of Penguin Random House LLC.



Book Synopsis



The updated edition of the bestselling book that has changed millions of lives with its insights into the growth mindset

"Through clever research studies and engaging writing, Dweck illuminates how our beliefs about our capabilities exert tremendous influence on how we learn and which paths we take in life."--Bill Gates, GatesNotes

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.



Review Quotes



"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



About The Author



Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., is widely regarded as one of the world's leading researchers in the fields of personality, social psychology, and developmental psychology. She is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences, and has won nine lifetime achievement awards for her research. She addressed the United Nations on the eve of their new global development plan and has advised governments on educational and economic policies. Her work has been featured in almost every major national publication, and she has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, and 20/20. She lives with her husband in Palo Alto, California.
Dimensions (Overall): 7.9 Inches (H) x 5.1 Inches (W) x .7 Inches (D)
Weight: .5 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 277
Genre: Philosophy, Religion + Beliefs, Self Improvement, Psychology
Sub-Genre: Personal Growth / General, Applied Psychology
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Carol S. Dweck
Language: English
Street Date: December 26, 2007
TCIN: 11960562
UPC: 9780345472328
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-2097
Origin: Made in the USA
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 4 reviews
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improwering boom

5 out of 5 stars
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sav - 3 years ago
This book is a great read! highly recommend for all your new years goals!
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Ivy - 7 years ago
This book clearly explains how you can improve all areas of your life and relationships by implementing the strategies of a growth mindset and the opposite outcome that results from holding on to a fixed mindset. Presented in an upbeat, positive and humorous way. Success is yours for the taking. It's a choice.
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Great book!

5 out of 5 stars
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Joe W - 9 years ago
The reason this book is so great is because it explains and then applies the growth versus fixed mindset to your personal and professional life. Life changing!!
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