Purposeful Talent Development: Your organization needs a growth mindset

With the right commitment, your team can expand its knowledge over time.

As CUES wraps up its celebration of Talent Development Month this week, I encourage you to reflect on your desire to develop, both as an individual and as an organization.

As individuals, our ability to meet objectives and accomplish goals is reliant on what we believe is possible. The way we view our own capabilities is a key driver in whether we will try something new or work to grow our current skill set.

In turn, our feelings about the capabilities of our organization drive us to identify goals and plans that will create growth. We need to be realistic about our team’s capabilities and address barriers and development opportunities with a growth mindset.

According to psychologist and researcher Carol Dweck, there are two types of mindsets: a fixed mindset and a growth mindset.


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