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Foster a Growth, Not a Fixed Mindset

Published: 13 May 2016

ID: G00308083

Analyst(s): Graham Waller , Elise Olding


A growth mindset enables an enterprise to thrive on challenge, use failure as a way to move forward and embrace continuous learning. CIOs must learn how to develop a growth mindset critical to building an innovative culture that will thrive in the era of digital business.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Spot the Signals that Demonstrate a Fixed Mindset and Banish Blame
  • Establish a Growth Mindset
    • Leadership Practices to Foster the Growth Mindset
    • The Growth Mindset Is Not a Panacea

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