The Guitar And Growth Mindset

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The Guitar and Growth Mindset “Mindsets are an important part of your personality, but you can change them.”(Dweck 46) Carol Dweck author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success says this because mindsets aren’t permanent and you are able to change your mindset about anything. How you approach things in life and what mindset you use toward it can affect the outcome of what occurs. How you take the results of how you did can affect the future of how you go about doing things. One of the reoccurring themes of the growth mindset is trying a new approach at a goal or a situation that you don’t know how to go about. Providing that there are two different mindsets that you are able to use in life according to Carol S. Dweck author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. The fixed mindset, which to Dweck is “Believing that your qualities are carved in stone- the fixed mindset – creates an urgency to prove yourself over and over.”(Dweck 6) The growth mindset is to Dweck is “ is based on the belief that your basic qualities are things you can cultivate through your efforts.”(Dweck 7) The fixed mindset has a quality of thinking you’re a specific person and that won’t change. The fixed mindset doesn’t do well with failure. This mindset doesn’t accept failure and tend to steer away from challenges. The growth mindset believes that you can change what person you are and you’re qualities. The growth mindset accepts failure and learns from it. This mindset thrives for a challenge
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