Reading Time: 3 minutes Growth VS Fixed Mindset A dramatic shift in the job market has led many companies to turn to feedback to improve employee retention rates. To some, giving candid feedback more often may seem counter-productive, but a 2009 Gallup Inc. study shows that 98% of team members fail to be engaged when managers give little or no feedback. As a result, companies are investing more in Continue Reading
Reading Time: 2 minutes Advocacy and Inquiry are two key communication behaviors with critical implications for interpersonal, group, and organizational effectiveness. Advocacy refers to stating one’s views; inquiry refers to asking questions. This article discusses the features of both productive and unproductive advocacy and inquiry, how the quality and balance of these two behaviors impacts learning, and the relevance of these two behaviors for facilitating conversation, managing emotions, and Continue Reading
Reading Time: 6 minutes In a fixed mindset, people believe their qualities are fixed traits and therefore cannot change. … They also believe that talent alone leads to success, and effort is not required. Alternatively, in a growth mindset, people have an underlying belief that their learning and intelligence can grow with time and experience.