Mindset - Updated Edition

Mindset - Updated Edition : Changing The Way You think To Fulfil Your Potential

4.08 (126,494 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 
4.08 (126,494 ratings by Goodreads)
Free delivery worldwide Expected delivery to the United States in 7-10 business days.

Not ordering to the United States? Click here.
Order now for expected delivery to the United States by Christmas Order now for expected delivery to the United States by Christmas


World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea-the power of our mindset.

Dweck explains why it's not just our abilities and talent that bring us success-but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn't foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment, but may actually jeopardize success. With the right mindset, we can motivate our kids and help them to raise their grades, as well as reach our own goals-personal and professional. Dweck reveals what all great parents, teachers, CEOs, and athletes already know: how a simple idea about the brain can create a love of learning and a resilience that is the basis of great accomplishment in every area.
show more

The Rules Series from Richard Templar

Looking for books to help you make decisions? Discover this essential selection from bestseller Richard Templar

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 126 x 198 x 25mm | 252g
  • Robinson
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Updated Edition
  • 1 b&w illustration; 1 b&w illustration
  • 9781472139955
  • 249

Review quote

An utterly compelling story of how the way we think shapes our success.Essential reading for anyone with aspirations. - Matthew Syed, author of Bounce and two-time Olympic athlete

Will prove to be one of the most influential books ever about motivation. - Po Bronson, author of NurtureShock

A good book is one whose advice you believe. A great book is one whose advice you follow. I have found Carol Dweck's work on mindsets invaluable in my own life, and even life-changing in my attitudes toward the challenges that, over the years, become more demanding rather than less. This is a book that can change your life, as its ideas have changed mine. - Robert J. Sternberg, IBM Professor of Education and Psychology at Yale University

If you manage any people or if you are a parent (which is a form of managing people), drop everything and read Mindset. - Guy Kawasaki, author of The Art of the Start
show more

About Dr Carol Dweck

Dr. Carol S. Dweck is widely regarded as one of the world's leading researchers in the fields of personality, social psychology and developmental psychology. She has been the William B. Ransford Professor of Psychology at Columbia University and is now the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her scholarly bookSelf-Theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Developmentwas named Book of the Year by the World Education Fellowship. Her work has been featured in such publications asThe New Yorker, Time, The New York Times, The Washington Post, andThe Boston Globe, and she has appeared onTodayand 20/20. She lives with her husband in Palo Alto, California.
show more

Rating details

126,494 ratings
4.08 out of 5 stars
5 42% (52,964)
4 34% (42,658)
3 17% (21,984)
2 5% (6,261)
1 2% (2,627)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X