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What kind of stories do you tell yourself? Are they filled with negativity and limiting beliefs? Or are they full of positivity and openness? A negative story might be something like this: I can’t be a good mom and a successful entrepreneur. A positive one sounds like this: I know I can be both a fantastic mom and a wildly successful entrepreneur.
Every story of success starts with the right mindset. If you want to set your business up for success then you need to open your mind and let go of your limiting beliefs. Listen to this episode of Solopreneur Money to learn 5 steps you can take to change your mindset.
You will want to hear this episode if you are interested in…
- Changing the stories you tell yourself [1:22]
- Learning the 2 types of mindset [2:55]
- Discovering 5 steps to take to change your mindset [4:08]
Where does mindset come from?
Your mindset has developed over your lifetime. It is based on your upbringing, your culture, your experiences, and your education. Your beliefs about success, money, and yourself stem from the way you were raised and the world around you. But the good news is that you can change the stories you tell yourself and your mindset. Rewrite the stories you tell yourself if they don’t serve you. The thoughts and beliefs that you have shaped your habits and your habits create your success.
There are 2 kinds of mindset
According to the book Mindset by Carol Dweck, there are two types of mindset: fixed and growth. Someone with a fixed mindset believes they will never be smarter or better than they are right now. A fixed mindset often creates the desire to look smart which means a person with a fixed mindset tends to avoid challenges. They also feel threatened by the success of others and easily get defensive. The worst part about a fixed mindset is that people may ignore useful feedback since they see it in a negative light.
People with a growth mindset understand that intelligence can be developed. The belief that you can change and improve yourself over time with intentional action is based on a growth mindset. People who have a desire to learn and embrace challenges have a growth mindset. They persist in the face of setbacks and see effort as a path to mastery.
So how do you see yourself? Do you have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset? If you are stuck in a fixed mindset, the good news is that you can change! Check out this episode to hear 5 steps you can take to change your mindset.
Open yourself up to success
Every story of success starts with the right mindset. If you open yourself up to success then you will be able to change. There are 5 steps you can take to help you change your mindset. Listen in to discover what they are so that you can improve yourself and your business. While you’re here, check out episode 12 with mindset expert, Alyse McConnell.
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Resources & People Mentioned
- BOOK – Mindset by Carol Dweck
- Episode 12 with Alyse McConnell
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