This is a nice little reminder about the importance of having a growth mindset. It comes to us from Carol Dweck:
“I don’t get it.”
“I can’t do this.”
“This doesn’t work.”
Take a deep breath. Go for a short stroll. Then add ‘yet’ to the end of your sentence.
“I don’t get it….yet.”
“I can’t do this….yet.”
“This doesn’t work….yet.”
What a difference one little word makes. It moves us from impossibility to possibility, from giving up to trying again. “Yet” can be a very powerful word.
To watch a 10 minute Ted Talk by Carol Dweck: https://www.ted.com/talks/carol_dweck_the_power_of_believing_that_you_can_improve#:~:text=Carol%20Dweck%20researches%20%E2%80%9Cgrowth%20mindset%E2%80%9D%20%E2%80%94%20the%20idea,that%E2%80%99s%20slightly%20too%20hard%20for%20you%20to%20solve.
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2 thoughts on “The Power of Yet – a little reminder”
nice positive affirmation
Thank you Brian!