Description: Carol Dweck
TOTAL MBTI VOTES: 32
INFP - 12 vote(s)
ISFP - 9 vote(s)
ISFJ - 8 vote(s)
INFJ - 2 vote(s)
INTP - 1 vote(s)
TOTAL ENNEA VOTES: 20
4W3 - 8 vote(s)
4W5 - 4 vote(s)
9W1 - 4 vote(s)
9W8 - 3 vote(s)
6W5 - 1 vote(s)
In a fixed mindset, people believe their basic qualities, like their intelligence or talent, are simply fixed traits. They spend their time documenting their intelligence or talent instead of developing them. They also believe that talent alone creates success—without effort. They’re wrong.
The fixed mindset is the most common and the most harmful, so it’s worth understanding and considering how it’s affecting you.
In a fixed mindset, you believe “She’s a natural born singer” or “I’m just no good at dancing.”
The fixed mindset believes trouble is devastating. If you believe, “You’re either naturally great or will never be great,” then when you have any trouble, your mind thinks, “See? You’ll never be great at this. Give up now.”
In a fixed mindset, you want to hide your flaws so you’re not judged or labeled a failure.
In a fixed mindset, you stick with what you know to keep up your confidence.
In a fixed mindset, you look inside yourself to find your true passion and purpose, as if this is a hidden inherent thing.
In a fixed mindset, failures define you.
In a fixed mindset, you believe if you’re romantically compatible with someone, you should share all of each other’s views, and everything should just come naturally.
In a fixed mindset, it’s all about the outcome. If you fail, you think all effort was wasted.