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Mindset [electronic resource] : The New Psychology of Success. Carol Dweck.

Dweck, Carol. (Author). Gavin, Marguerite. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781469057699 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (9 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Rego Park : Gildan Media Corp, 2009.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Marguerite Gavin.
Summary, etc.: Mindset is one of those rare audiobooks that can help you make positive changes in your life and at the same time see the world in a new way.A leading expert in motivation and personality psychology, Carol Dweck has discovered in more than twenty years of research that our mindset is not a minor personality quirk: it creates our whole mental world. It explains how we become optimistic or pessimistic. It shapes our goals, our attitude toward work and relationships, and how we raise our kids, ultimately predicting whether or not we will fulfill our potential. Dweck has found that everyone has one of two basic mindsets.If you have the fixed mindset, you believe that your talents and abilities are set in stone–either you have them or you don’t. You must prove yourself over and over, trying to look smart and talented at all costs. This is the path of stagnation. If you have a growth mindset, however, you know that talents can be developed and that great abilities are built over time...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 242321 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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