Communication often gets strained and confused when the sender and receiver make assumptions about what a word means. For example, what does opportunity mean?
The 2012 Summer Olympics are in full swing right now.
The Olympics relate with business in many ways, including leadership, goal setting, teamwork, motivation, diversity and much more.
Let’s explore …
Linchpin, by Seth Godin, is a thought provoking book about making a difference… about being the difference. Have you accepted that you are average and view your life through your average comfort zone? Or, are you seeing opportunities… creating opportunities… trusting and launching into the opportunity?
In your opinion, is there more impact on success from skillset or mindset? Can you be successful with a low skillset and a great mindset? Or a high skillset and a challenging mindset? What can guarantee success?
Fixed Mindset or Growth Mindset — Which do you tend toward? And is it possible to change a Fixed Mindset to a Growth Mindset? Stanford University Professor Carol Dweck outlines these two types of mindsets and the impact on personal development and success in her book, Mindset, The New Psychology of Success.
As a former competitive swimmer and current snow skier, I love the Olympics – both summer and winter. My favorite part of the Olympics is hearing the athletes’ stories of passion, overcoming challenges, and pursuing their dream. There is so much we can learn from them including how they handle difficulties and challenges.