Carol S. Dweck Archive

  • Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

    Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

    I’ve recently finished Mindset by Carol Dweck. It was further confirmation that the adoption of a ‘growth mindset’ (as Dweck refers to it), is the receipe for achieving your goals in life. Mindset is a MUST READ in my opinion – and I cannot thank Matthew Syed, author of BOUNCE, for putting me onto the […]

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  • John Wooden – arguably the finest coach there has ever been

    John Wooden – arguably the finest coach there has ever been

    Whichever direction I turn right now, I keep bumping into one name in particular – John Wooden. I have found him referenced in books such as Mindset (Carol Dweck), The Talent Code (Daniel Coyle) and Bounce (Matthew Syed). Quite simply, as well as being known as probably the best basketball coach (if not sports coach) […]

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  • Maximising the potential of your child – Matthew Syed

    Maximising the potential of your child – Matthew Syed

    As you are aware, Matthew Syed, author of BOUNCE, recently appeared on the Maximise Potential Podcast. One of the subjects touched upon within his interview was the ability to influence the confidence and development of children through simple changes to our communication style. Here is an article from BBC News that has just been published […]

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