10 Best Growth Mindset Activities for Employees and Students

Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset

A growth mindset is when an individual has the belief or perspective that they can develop or improve their abilities, intelligence, or talents. The opposite perspective, or a fixed mindset, is when an individual believes that their abilities, intelligence, and talents are preset and unchangeable.

Benefits of a Growth Mindset

People with a growth mindset: * Embrace change with more ease * Experience higher levels of confidence and self-esteem * Develop new skills *Experience less stress

Growth Mindset Activities for Employees

1. Try a 30-day challenge (clean office challenge, 5:1 feedback challenge, daily Ted Talk challenges, etc) 2. Feedback partners 3. Read every day  4. Debrief on goals that were not achieved 5. Brainstorm an organizational goal

Growth Mindset Activities for Students

6. Growth mindset poster activity 7. Create a personalized positive affirmation book 8. Research project on famous failures 9. Failing forward reflective activity 10. Set SMART goals