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Mark Nicol
Mark Nicol

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Growth Mindset Prompts

Some prompts I have in my notebook that I find handy, especially on the tough days.

  • What did I learn from today?
  • What steps did I take to be more successful, what can I do tomorrow?
  • What strategies did I use today, and how would I change them for tomorrow?
  • How did I keep going when things got tough?
  • What did I learn from others?

And then a few reminders to myself:

  • This is challenging, believe you can do it.
  • I might not have got there yet, but I will if I keep working and thinking about it
  • Appreciate you gave it a good shot - sometimes that's all you can do.
  • It is OK to take risks - this is sometimes how that feels.
  • If you surround yourself with smart people sometimes you will feel like the dumbest person in the room. Don't let it get to you.
  • Getting better takes time - and I can see myself improving
  • Learn and move on

Does anyone have any other good ones that work for them?

Top comments (4)

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Vinicius Stock

Here are some of my "prompts" as you call them. Hope you find value in them. Cool post!

  • Did I teach something today to one of my junior peers?
  • When explaining things, was I patient and attentive with whoever needed help?
  • Was I able to be a pleasant co-worker today?
  • Did I have a positive outlook on issues that were presented to me?
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Ben Halpern

Nice additions!

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Mark Nicol

Oooh I like those - nice

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Levi ᕙ(⇀‸↼‶)ᕗ

Appreciate you gave it a good shot - sometimes that's all you can do.

This has been my mantra this year. Good post Mark! Always a pleasure reading your stuff!