How to Adopt a Growth Mindset

February 4, 2021
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According to Harvard Business Review, when companies embrace a growth mindset team members feel empowered and committed to their jobs. Cultivating a growth mindset not only leads to a passion for learning and professional development but also confidence and resilience when faced with challenges.

Reflect on how to adopt a growth mindset

Learning how to adopt a growth mindset is fundamental in developing and honing your leadership skills. Start by simply taking a moment to reflect.

What have you learned from your mistakes?

Exercises to help you adopt a growth mindset

Now, it's time to put your reflection into action. Finding opportunities to implement your leadership skills can allow you to adopt a growth mindset.

  • Brainstorm 3 alternative methods to overcome your next project roadblock. Pick the best plan that doesn’t derail from the timeline.  
  • Say yes to a project even if you’re not familiar with it. As you engage in a new learning experience and develop new skills, don’t be afraid to ask for support from your peers.
  • Pull inspiration from leaders you admire. Consider following them on social media to observe their mindset and adapt elements of their thought process that best fit you.
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