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.
Additional resources to help you adopt a growth mindset
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