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.