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Evolution of Business Mindset

August 31st, 2012

Crisis. Fear. Challenge. Oh, my!
Doing the same things that got us here will not create a solution.
It’s time to do something different. But what?
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Does Your Mindset Fit Your Goals?

January 31st, 2012

Did you set some 2012 goals? Have you made progress in the last 30 days on your goals? Yes – excellent keep it up. No – time to look at your mindset – is it supporting or limiting?
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More than Awareness Mindset

August 29th, 2011

Does training get the expected results? How long does it last? Why is it that companies repeat the same kind of training year after year? Is it a belief that repetition will create awareness and then people will change their behaviors? And how is that working for everyone?
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Collaboration Mindset

February 21st, 2011

Is competition required in today’s business environment or is it time to embrace collaboration? Competition is about winning by defeating someone else; collaboration is about working together to create something. Which are you engaged in daily? Which would you rather be engaged in?

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Culture and Mindset

September 27th, 2010

Mindset often refers to an individual’s perception. Culture, however, is also about mindset — the group’s perception. Can that be changed effectively and easily? Read more »

Skillset verses Mindset

May 27th, 2010

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?

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Fixed Mindset vs. Growth Mindset

March 4th, 2010

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.

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Awareness Mindset

February 10th, 2010

Awareness is the start of change. You’ve heard that before. I agree that it is the start, however it take more than awareness to successfully and sustainably change.

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Mindset of Race

July 29th, 2009

I was going to start breaking out the acronym of Mindset in this blog however the current news frenzy is too rich to pass up…

The most recent has to do with Dr. Gates, Harvard professor, being arrested for something… be it breaking in to his own home, being argumentative with police, or being profiled (I do not pretend to know what occurred).

What was apparent to me and some talk show guests I watched a couple days ago is that there were assumptions made regarding race, specifically black verses white and white verses black.  Although the main players in this situation, Dr. Gates and the arresting police officer, are both educated and familiar with diversity and appropriate approaches to situations… the interpretation to date of the situation indicates that both reverted from their intellectual knowledge to cultural reactions.

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Power of Mindset

July 9th, 2009

Welcome to this blog about the Power of Mindset.

Why do a blog about Mindset? In the last 20 years of my personal leadership consulting, an individual’s mindset has consistently been a critical aspect of their success. Often they had the skill set needed for success yet they were not applying what they knew or they behaved in such a way that they sabotaged their progress.

I view mindset as the current frontier of ensuring success. Sure it has been referenced, discussed and approached in various ways over the years. However, what I have observed is that it is often reported that changing a mindset is a hard and difficult process. I agree IF you continue to approach changing a mindset through traditional methods. There are current processes that allow for simple, quick and sustainable change.

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