Keeping a Growth Mindset Through Lockdown 2.0
As the country enters a second lockdown, many people will struggle with the new restrictions imposed during the weeks ahead. Here at Laughology, we know how important it is to keep a growth mindset during challenging times and to use FLIP-it Thinking to turn negative thoughts to positive.
But it’s not always easy to keep your team feeling optimistic and positive during times of uncertainty. So with that in mind, we wanted to share our top three blog posts that focus on developing a growth mindset within your organisation, to help improve performance and support your team during Lockdown 2.0.
For some organisations and businesses, measuring success or failure by simply focusing on targets could be encouraging a fixed mindset amongst the workforce. It could also be having a negative effect on growth.
In this article, we discuss the differences between fixed and growth mindset, and look at how using praise and feedback correctly will help your organisation improve its performance, and thereby encourage a happier workplace.
Growth mindset refers to a learning theory based on the idea that people can improve intelligence, ability and performance. The opposite, a fixed mindset, refers to the belief that a person’s talents are set. Years of research has shown that mindset is malleable.
People with a growth mindset use positive and optimistic language, so in this blog post we look at how important this can be when facing challenges in the workplace. It gives you the opportunity to consider whether your questions and comments encourage a fixed or growth mindset, as well as providing you with strategies to change the language you use to promote positivity amongst your team.
It can be hard to know exactly what having a growth mindset looks and feels like. In this list post, Head of Happiness, Stephanie Davies, gives you twenty four of her top tips to help you easily embed a growth mindset in your organisation through your own skills and practices.
From taking risks in front of others to placing effort before talent, there are strategies here to help you get the very best out of your team, but most importantly, out of yourself too.
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