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A Growth Mindset vs A Fixed Mindset

I recently attended a conference where they talked about a fixed mindset vs a growth mindset. It’s an interesting concept about how we can approach our personal & professional lives and I thought it was worth sharing. 

Here’s a little background (from Carol Dweck, author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success):

In a fixed mindset, one believes their basic abilities, their intelligence, their talents, are just fixed traits. They have a certain amount and that’s that, and then their goal becomes to look smart all the time and never look dumb.

In a growth mindset, one understands that their talents and abilities can be developed through effort, good teaching and persistence. They don’t necessarily think everyone’s the same or anyone can be Einstein, but they believe everyone can get smarter if they work at it.

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Unlock your Potential by Understanding Your Strengths

Ever wonder why some things in life come natural to you while you seem to struggle with other aspects? It all has to do with where your strengths lie. I have always been fascinated how people’s personalities work. We are all unique & different. God made each and every one of us for a purpose. As I get older (and wiser, right?), I realize the importance of truly wanting to live out those strengths to my fullest capacity each and every day.

Recently, a colleague mentioned that she took the CliftonStrengths assessment to understand her particular strengths. The last formal personality test I had taken was in college – the Myer-Briggs. So I decided to take the assessment and here’s what my top five personality themes are: Continue reading → Unlock your Potential by Understanding Your Strengths

Good Energy Vibes.

Welcome to our Freyday Freelance blog. In this new venture, we look forward to helping small businesses grow to their fullest potential. From personal, motivational tips to helpful marketing tips to challenging thoughts/concepts – we hope to give you information to help you grow in your journey.

Our first blog post revolves around GOOD ENERGY & GRATITUDE. Have you ever heard of the law of attraction? Often times, the energy we put out into the world comes back full circle. Continue reading → Good Energy Vibes.