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Mindset - Updated Edition

Changing the Way You Think to Fulfil Your Potential
Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
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World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea - the power of our mindset. 

Dweck explains why it's not just our abilities and talent that bring us success but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn't foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment but may actually jeopardise success. With the right mindset, we can motivate our kids and help them to raise their grades as well as reach our own goals - personal and professional. Dweck reveals what all great parents, teachers, CEOs and athletes already know: how a simple idea about the brain can create a love of learning and a resilience that is the basis of great accomplishment in every area.

©2019 Carol Dweck (P)2019 Hachette Audio UK

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Essential! Fundamental! A Holy-Grail of wisdom.

There are few books that are fundamentally life changing, that act as the foundation to develop your personality around and accelerate your learning potential. This is one of them.
if you understand the paradigm, it doesn't matter where you are in life, you can unlock your minds potential!
I've found that by this book is changing my life for the better!

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A life changing mindset shift

This research is seminal. It is empowering and liberating. The book has a lot of detail and many examples. Some very practical steps are outlined in the last few chapters. Excellent

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Is not what I expect, is not a practical book

I was expecting a book with strategies, a roadmap that could be easy to apply. The book os redudant in stories and examples that could be resume, I just could listen all. I jumped to the end and find a few interesting insights but it was a bit dissapointing.

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  • Hughesdale, VIC
  • 08-17-19

fantastic book that is mind blowing.

life changing book, makes me feel good knowing that i am responsible for my attitude. and i can develope a growth mindset.

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This book is going to change my life!

Not just in the way I see myself, but also in the way I interact with others. I want to share this with everyone

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  • Dominika Powojska
  • 03-26-19

Robot voice

I am not sure I can get used to this. First audiobook and her voice sounds so robotic... a bit of a disappointment.

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  • S.Sammond
  • 06-09-19

robotic voice ruins listening experience

The strange robotic voice is so incongruent with the topic it makes it very hard to enjoy and learn from. I gave up at chapter 3.

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  • D TRIVEDY
  • 03-23-19

Thoroughly engaging

Lots of anecdotes thtat allowed a wide understanding of growth mindset. I would have liked the last chapter to be longer - how to put the growth mindset into practice.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-26-19

Robotic voice spoils this

Self help books are already going to be repetitive, but the robotic voice narrating this painful to listen to.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-03-19

Interesting book, shame about the narrator!

The theory behind Carol Dweck's book is fascinating and thought provoking. I bought it on several recommendations, and they were all well-founded. However, the narrator made it so difficult to listen to! Her intonation was wrong, and I spent the first five or six chapters wondering if it was actually an automated voice rather than a real person. She got easier to listen to later on in the book, but I think it was just that I had got used to her voice then and could follow her more easily through familiarity with her tones.

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  • Kugen
  • 09-16-19

All about having a Growth Mindset

This book focuses alot about Growth Vs Fixed Mindset in various aspects such as Work, Sports and Relationships. The examples provided are concrete in solidifying the concept of Growth Mindset.

The reader has a robotic voice which you will get used to eventually.

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  • Oniel O
  • 03-19-19

This book has changed me

I'm grateful for Carol Dweck for writing this book. It has reformed my view of others and myself. Thank you.

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  • Chloe
  • 12-04-19

Life-changing book, appalling narration!

Absolutely fab book which has completely changed the way I think about pretty much everything, I have no idea why they chose tge narrator because her voice is appalling and so hard to listen to, but don't let that put you off the book is too good to miss.

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  • lilly
  • 12-04-19

very inspiring.

this books was really great. i do recommend it strongly. something that may help if a change is wished

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-02-19

A bit repetitive

The same ideas are repeated all over the book. I also feel like there is not enough actionable steps you can do. Overall, the ideas are nice but the book is lacking in content.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 05-12-19

Great book

informative and easy to understand. narration was terrible though and detracted from the message of the book. sounded like a robot. i adjusted my settings continuously to try to fix it but gave up.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-29-19

Narrator sounds robotic

The content is great, the narration... not great. I persevered as Dweck is onto something with the growth mindset idea. Please have someone else ‘perform’ this audiobook.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-25-19

Fantastic book. Sadly narrator sounded robotic.

After reading the paper book first I knew it was great. As soon as it came on Audible I wanted to listen to it over and over. I struggled to really listen as I was distracted by the narrator as she sounded robotic and she was annoying. I got through it once. I will not listen to it through this narrator again. I would prefer to read the book myself not listen to a robotic voice. I would love another narrator to read this book as it is that good and this book deserves a better narrator.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-15-19

Great idea, doesn’t translate outside USA

Great topic and idea but I don’t live in the USA and I’m not that into sports. Most (almost all) of the reference examples were sporting examples (baseball, basketball etc). I feel these examples were too simplified and I found myself tuning out every time another sporting example was used. I would love to see more corporate examples :-)

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  • PJ Beckett
  • 06-19-19

great book, but robotic voice was annoying

the material covered in this book is explained well and definitely thought provoking for me as an individual, partner, parent and healthcare professional. I did find the narrators voice a bit android like, not sure if it was a real person or AI but spoiled the experience for me.

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  • Tome
  • 03-25-19

Repetitive

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Fixed mindset bad
Growth mindset good.

There I've saved you purchasing this book.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-22-19

DON'T READ THE NEGATIVE!!!!!

The book is amazing it gives you the ideas and how to go about changing the mind and how to betterment oneself. The book is always pursued a postive outlook on every detail and provides great exmaple.


p.s The fixed mindset have provided negative feedback about the voice over or compared with other book being better etc.

DON'T BE FOOLED WITH THE FIXED Mindset and this book is a must read if you want to improve yourself and have no direction of how.

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  • Louise Thomson
  • 10-20-19

Set the right Mindset now

I listened to Mindset in one week. Whilst in the car, peeling the spuds and while in the office needing some inspiration.

I discovered more about my mindset than I ever have in my professional development.

I've started to listen to it again while I take some notes for my own work as a leadership consultant.

Looking forward to sharing this gold.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-01-19

Eye opener

Great content and tips. Great narration. Even though our kids are in early twenties , I could use it for my relationship

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-30-19

A great start for a transformation journey

The last chapters are the most useful. I think like the practical examples and stories that connect theory to reality.
The narrator does a good job here keeping a good rythme.