MASTERING MINDSET FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE
Research has shown that a growth mindset drives superior results and importantly, that the difference between adopting a growth mindset over a fixed one is a matter of choice.
Growth mindset organisations tend to be serial brainstormers, they constantly challenge the status quo, and they look for opportunities whilst sharing collective accountability.
Fixed mindset organisations on the other hand devalue effort, avoid challenge and are driven by a deep-seated avoidance of failure as fear and blame ultimately strangles innovation and proactivity.
This bitesized insight highlights typical behaviours found in growth and fixed mindset organisations and suggests that the power to choose is in your hands.
Mastering Mindset is one of five modules on our Evolve for Change programme. Click here for more information on our Evolve for Change programme or email email@example.com.
CREATE A TEN MINUTE DAILY MINDFULNESS HABIT TO MANAGE STRESS AND IMPROVE PERFORMANCE
Participating in a daily mindfulness meditation can help individuals to:
- Manage workplace stress
- Perform tasks more effectively
- Improve relationships
- Enhance the ability to be more present and attentive in the moment
In the UK, stress-related illness:
- Accounts for 35% of all work-related ill health cases
- Results in 9.9m workdays lost
- Costs businesses £1.26bn per year
- Has increased by 45% over the last 30 years
Understanding stress and the impact it has on individuals, teams and businesses is a core component of the Perform Well module, one of five modules in our Evolve for Change programme. Click here or get in touch for more details.
THE SCIENCE OF CREATING AND CHANGING HABITS
We now understand much more about habits, which parts of the brain are involved, how they are formed and why they are so difficult to break.
Neuroscience suggests that to break a habit we should ignore it and focus our attention instead on creating new wiring to form a new circuit. It being far easier to create a new circuit than undo the old one.
This bitesized insight highlights three helpful things to remember around habits and some useful advice as to how to break bad old habits and create positive new ones.
We examine habits in depth in our Behaviour Matters module, which is part of our suite of training around Engaging Change. Behaviour Matters explores understanding habits, the principles of threat and reward and modelling the way. Click here for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org.