The Benefits of a “Get Better” Mindset

99u.com has a great video up showing, with data, the many benefits from the mindset of continuous improvement. It’s 25 minutes, but will feel like 10… Heidi Grant is a great speaker.

tl;dw: measuring against your past self instead of others and phrasing goals, plans, etc as “let’s see if I can get a little better every time” will result in:

  • increased interest and enjoyment,
  • deeper thinking,
  • more creativity,
  • increased persistence, and
  • superior performance.

(And let’s face it, getting better is just plain fun!)

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In case the embed doesn’t work for you, watch it on their site here.

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