In the most recent RSA Animate, Carol Dweck explains how the wrong kind of praise can be detrimental and how to interact with children to develop a mindset that supports growth and learning. To learn more about a growth mindset, email firstname.lastname@example.org to borrow Dweck’s Mindset: the new psychology of success.
Here’s a TED talk from Carol Dweck on the power of believing that you can improve. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. Are you not smart enough to solve it … or have you just not solved it yet?