Our mindset is a powerful asset that some people often do not recognize. It is our mindset that drives us to explore and hone our skills, but there are times our mind also causes us to have doubts. This is often true if you do not believe in yourself.

Nowadays, the term “growth mindset” is used by experts to refer to people who has an unfixed potential which can be developed with training. They are also people who grow further as they focus on growth rather than just focus on the results.

If you are striving to succeed in your career, here are some tips to help you build a growth mindset.

Be aware about your own mindset

You should study your current mindset and see how you will approach a situation. Before you focus on results, think of other ways you can approach the situation before you. See if you will be able to get more out of the situation and learn from it.

Always look at situations from a different angle and think positively will help to shape your mindset.

Be humble

Nobody likes arrogant people. If you want your co-workers or employees like you, you must not antagonize them by acting as if you are better than them. You must show that you are ready to help them and that you also want to improve on what you can do.

Always ask for feedback

A person with a growth mindset doesn’t stop their efforts to improve after they finished a course or lesson. They will ask people to review their progress so they know what areas they need to improve on. They will use the feedback as a way to challenge themselves in becoming better.

Keeping your mind open to all kinds of critics and feedback will help you grow, however, you need to be wary of those who provide negative feedback only to put you down for selfish reasons.

Be persistent

Perseverance is a very important life skill that every person must try to have.

By being persistent, you will take on any challenge that comes your way and do your best to reach the top. Once you reach the top, having a growth mindset will help you see beyond your current position and move to the next milestone.

Don’t be scared when given difficult tasks

For people who have a fixed mindset, they usually play it self when dealing with difficult tasks. This ensures that they make lesser mistakes, which may affect them in the long run.

However, one should not be afraid of making mistakes because it can help you grow. If you want to have a growth mindset, you should not fear heavy and difficult task.

In fact, I relish any new challenges that will take me to greater heights by learning new stuff and pushing my boundaries. You’ll be surprise how much you can go with a hard push!

Set a high standard

Finally, you should set a high standard to inspire yourself to grow. If you only set a minor goal, you won’t have the interest to go beyond that goal.

With a high standard in place, you will do your best to go further and reach places you never thought possible. 

If you want to succeed in your career or in life in general, you shouldn’t just focus on the results. You should also not restrict yourself with what you know. By having a growth mindset, you will be able to push yourself to grow even further and succeed in whatever you want to do in life.

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If you like to grow your career, here are some articles to help you to do just that:
Why Staying Curious at Work Can Lead to the Career of Your Dreams?
Why Perspective taking is Important for Career Success
How to Use Your Morning Commute to Be Productive?

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19 replies on “How to Develop a Growth Mindset at Your Workplace

  1. Excellent ideas, Kalli!

    It’s important, too, to realize there is no “end.” Everything is an ongoing project, providing lessons and room for improvement.

    We may grasp success now, yet the lessons it contains are even more valuable, as they show how to make things even better the next time. Each step, an improvement.

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      1. Exactly, Kally! We benefit from improvements our ancestors have made over the centuries, just as our efforts help those who aren’t born yet, whom we’ll never meet.

        Always try to leave things in better shape than they were when you found them!

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