How do you see failure?
Do you see it as a lens held up to your own abilities - or lack of them – or do you see it as an opportunity to grow?
How you view and deal with failure is a great tool for identifying whether you have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset.
Growth Mindset: Someone with a growth mindset will see no limit on their capabilities or that of their employees. They know that with the right support, training and help anyone can achieve anything.
Fixed Mindset: Someone with a fixed mindset will always have their successes defined by their limitations. They’ll believe their talent, their ability, their intelligence is a fixed state.
Uses criticism to succeed
Are you still measuring your success by your profits?
It’s a common approach, yet there’s a growing realisation that over 50% of a business’s worth comes from non-tangibles.
Exceptional business leaders already understand that ‘better distinctions make better decisions’ which is why they also measure people, performance and motivation as a key driver to success too.
By using two lenses to determine how a business is performing we get a far truer picture of success. We call these the commercial lens and the cultural lens.
Commercial: This is the one we’re all familiar with. It’s the wealth of the company and how it is doing financially and set out in...
Change is good, yet only a tiny 2% of the population really, completely, fully embrace change – and it’s no surprise that the 2% are highly successful.
The 2% mindset determines that exploring new things, embracing the unknown, living without limits, acting in spite of fear is all part of being flexible and adapting in the face of uncertainty.
Yet 98% of the population live in their comfort zones, playing it safe, settling for less and being like everyone else.
What are you going to do differently today? Comment below to let us know. Ready to join the 2% club? DM us or email us at [email protected] to find out how we can help you.