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Overall recommendation. This book provides a solid blueprint and the steps you can take to make friends with your mind.

We praise those gifted with natural athletic ability. But it takes work to improve one's athletic prowess, education, and relationships.

While the book favors anecdotes over clinical research, dweck's theories make intuitive sense to me. She writes clearly and illustrates her points with studies and her own research group results. For me, two concepts highlight the power of mindset.

I have spent the majority of my life always trying to be that great humble pie guy. The encourager, the helper, the turn to guy for support. This is a whole new way of thinking and interacting with others for me.



Cons

Like other reviewers, i agree that the idea that moving from a fixed mindset towards a growth mindset is beneficial, but that the book is very repetitive with its examples.

The author manages to take a very interesting and promising concept and boil it down to basically saying those who reach their full potential do so because they believe they can. There was no grey area, no positives to fixed-minded people. It always s...  Read More

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Excellent delivery time, loved the extra incentives in with the book thank you.

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Why not just go along with the 1-star reviews?

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I don't work for a large corporation, but i imagine that those aspiring up-and-comers in the corporate world would be very appr...  Read More

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As someone afflicted with the fixed mindset, he saw himself as having a finite talent pool; he was he was ever going to be, and...  Read More

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The 1-star reviewers asserting that this book should be a blog post are missing the point.

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One of the best books I’ve ever read and the the best book I’ve read this year thus far…


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Aim for the stars and worst case you'll hit the moon.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Mindset affects every facet of how a person goes about their day, ignore it at your own peril.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This is a refreshing and wholesome book applicable to every scope of life and every roll one may maintain: parent, teacher, manager, coach.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It's not like a book to read so i wouldn't say its good.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    There are some reviews that state she repeats herself.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    After reading a few of the negative reviews, the prevailing criticism is that the entire premise of the book can be summed up in one paragraph or one page, and that the book is repetitive.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I could write the entire thesis of this book in a single paragraph.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    That's the entire message of the book.

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