The Science Behind Shifting Your Mindsets
A poor description of “mindsets” is that they are a “state of mind.” A better description of “mindsets” is that they are mental lenses that cause us to see the world in unique ways.” The most accurate description of “mindsets” is that they are neural connections that operate as our brain’s circuit board, directing how […]
Research-Backed Benefits of Possessing an Open Mindset
If you feel like a mindset novice, before reading this article, you might find value in reading this article: What are Mindsets & Why are They Foundational to Our Success? It lays the groundwork for why I am focusing on and summarizing the benefits of an open mindset. Closed and Open Mindsets We possess an […]
Research-Backed Benefits of Possessing a Growth Mindset
If you feel like a mindset novice, before reading this article, you might find value in reading this article: What are Mindsets & Why are They Foundational to Our Success? It lays the groundwork for why I am focusing on and summarizing the benefits of a growth mindset. Growth and Fixed Mindsets We possess a […]
What are Mindsets & Why are They Foundational to Our Success?
Each of us has our own unique set of mindsets that we rely upon to navigate our world. Our mindsets are our mental lenses that perform three primary functions, largely automatically and nonconsciously, in helping us navigate our world: They pick up on select environmental cues that they deem most important within that context They […]
What Mode Are You Living Life In: Protection or Creation?
More and more I am realizing that people operate in one of two modes: protection mode or creation mode. Which mode are you operating in? Protection Mode When someone is operating in protection mode, their primary desires and direction is fueled by a need to self-protect. Here are some typical protection mode desires: Desire to […]
The Cognitive Science Behind Mindsets
What causes one person to see challenges as things to avoid, but another person to see those same challenges as opportunities to learn and grow? What causes one person to see others as objects, but another person to see those same people as people? Our mindsets! But why? To answer this question, we need to […]
Becoming a More Positive Influence: Improve the Lenses You Use to See the World
How we see the situations we encounter shape our ability to be a positive influence, someone that others want to follow.
Becoming a More Positive Influence: Are You the Villain?
Why are leaders commonly villains? They have some fears and insecurities that cause them to act in ways that are fully justified to them, but are actually damaging to those they lead.
Becoming a More Positive Influence: Start with Rewiring Your Brain
If we have developed the wiring for a certain orientation, or if we rely upon one side of our prefrontal cortex, does that mean that we are stuck? No! We can rewire our brains to navigate life more effectively and become more of someone others want to follow.
Do Parents’ Mindsets Shape Their Children’s Academic Experience and Homework-Related Conflict?
If you as a parent want to experience less homework-related conflict and your children to have higher academic achievement, then it is critical that you develop a growth mindset.