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Defining Success

We want success but often it may seem like we don’t have what it takes. It may seem like we are destined to be average since that is how we were born. This kind of thinking is what is called a ‘fixed’ mindset. Fixed mindsets hold us back from leading our best lives. By learning a new approach and way of thinking, known as the ‘growth’ mindset, possibilities and opportunities are more abundant. By living with a growth mindset, we are free to find our success.

About This Course

We want success but often it may seem like we don’t have what it takes. It may seem like we are destined to be average since that is how we were born. This kind of thinking is what is called a ‘fixed’ mindset. Fixed mindsets hold us back from leading our best lives. By learning a new approach and way of thinking, known as the ‘growth’ mindset, possibilities and opportunities are more abundant. By living with a growth mindset, we are free to find our success.

Course Staff

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Dr. Julia LaRosa

Clinical Assistant Professor
Management and Entrepreneurship
W.P. Carey School of Business
Arizona State University

References

Dweck, Carol S. (2016) Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, 2nd.Ed. New York: Penguin Random House.

Neck, C. P., Manz, C. C., & Houghton, J. D. (2017) Self Leadership: The Definitive Guide to Personal Excellence. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

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