Growth Mindset Training for Change Management
What is Growth Mindset ?
Developed by Dr. Carol Dweck, growth mindset proposes that our abilities, intelligence and skills are qualities that can be changed by our efforts rather than fixed. Growth mindset has been widely applied in leadership training, tertiary education, and is regarded as a vital quality of innovative leaders.
In business, Growth Mindset encourages learning and innovation, and team development in the long term.
Without growth mindset, people would avoid failure and criticism at all cost, since failure indicates a weakness that cannot be changed. However, with growth mindset, we can learn how to turn failure into the foundation of success.
Key Learning Objectives
Embrace Failures and Take Responsibilities
Failure is stepping stone to innovation. Avoiding failure at all costs would lead to stagnation. Growth mindset helps teammates embrace failures as the process of growth and encourages bearing responsibilities.
Growth mindset can help the team step out of comfort zone, try different things and lay the foundation for innovation.
Promote Team Learning Culture
If the team believes that knowledge can be accumulate knowledge and put it to application, learning culture will sprout. Growth Mindset training can help students grasp learning opportunities.
Learn Constructive Communication Strategies
Radical Candor is a communication strategy that helps teammates accept constructive criticism. With Radical Candor, both the manager and subordinate can better understand their strengths and weaknesses and improve accordingly.
Dr. Carol Dweck classifies our mindsets into growth mindset and fixed mindset. Someone with growth mindset believes that abilities can be developed, while someone with fixed mindset believes that abilities are fixed.
This session will briefly introduce the advantages of having growth mindset, what neuroplasticity is, the steps to acquire growth mindset and successful applications of growth mindsets in businesses.
With personality test and role play, we can know whether we and our colleagues have growth mindsets or fixed mindsets. The session can help participants understand their potentials and limitations.
Mindfulness is a mental training tool widely supported by contemporary psychology researches. The basic processes of mindfulness are to cultivate thoughts towards yourselves, understanding towards emotions and acquire clearer thoughts and better management of stress and emotion.
Learning mindfulness can help participants identify fixed mindsets, change their mentalities promptly and become more perseverant.
It is good to have growth mindset, but it would be even better to influence others to adopt growth mindset and achieve continuous improvement in the team's personal attributes and professional aspects.
Corporate management expert Kim Scott discovered that communication with Radical Candor can stimulate growth. Radical candor can encourage teammates to raise constructive opinions, put their strengthens together and overcome challenges as a team.
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