Carol Dweck on Coaching: Praise, Criticism & Shifting Mindsets
Growth Mindset, coaching expectations & outcomes
Carol Dweck is one of the world’s most influential social psychologists. Her research is of vast importance to coaches and how they praise and criticize their athletes.
Carol is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University and an expert on how a person’s thought patterns and belief – or mindset – affect their ability to learn and perform. This interview was recorded and first released in July 2013.
She is the author of numerous papers and books, and those most relevant to coaching include the book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. She also has a great website: mindsetonline.com
Carol’s interview can be found at our sister site: www.sportscoachradio.com
Topics: Carol Dweck, Growth Mindset, Fixed Mindset, praise, criticism, shifting self beliefs, learning styles, learning patters, attitudes to challenge, attitudes to change