How Your Fixed Mindset Is Limiting Your Career, And How To Change It

By Ashley Stahl | Forbes | July 23, 2020

When you face feedback and constructive criticism, does it feel like a personal attack on your worth? When your progress hits a roadblock, are you turned off and filled with defeat? Do you find yourself giving up on an idea before you even start simply because you’ve never done it before?

If these questions hit close to home, you, my friend, may have a fixed mindset that is holding you back from experiencing the success you crave. We all want to know the secret to success, to find that one beacon of light guiding you straight to the top. You could say it’s hard work and dedication, but, the reality is, there is so much more to it than that. One thing I’ve found to be true is, a growth mindset goes a long way in navigating the road to success. The alternative? A fixed mindset, one that tells you that you are your failures, and one that stifles you from trying again.

The thoughts going on in your mind are the difference between landing the job you love and staying stuck in your career.

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