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What mindset are you holding?

The mindset you're holding matters, it matters even more when the stakes are high and your heart is beating fast.

Let's break it down:

Your mindset - your general attitude and the way you typically think about things.

Matters - your mindset impacts the way you behave, react to others and the eventual outcome.

Stakes are high - situations where a lot is at risk, often time-sensitive situations that have the potential for very significant gains or losses.

Heart is beating fast - may be due to excitement, stress, anxiety... often accompanied by shortness of breath and can cause impaired judgement.

 

3 mindsets you can consider holding:

Positive mindset - A mental and emotional attitude that focuses on the bright side of life and expects positive results, focus on happiness and success. (credited to Norma Vincent Peale) 

Growth mindset - A belief that talents can be developed through hard work, good strategies and input from other, focus on resilience and a love for learning. (credited to Carol Dweck)

Abundance mindset - Believing that there are enough resources and successes for everyone, focus on generosity and security. (credited to Stephen Covey)

For more info, search the mindsets above and read more about them, decide which one to adopt in your next important and challenging opportunity. 

 

One's destination is never a place
but rather a new way of looking at things.

- Henry Miller