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Thu, Jul 09


Guilford Nonprofit Consortium

GREENSBORO Webinar: Fostering a Growth Mindset in Your Team

You've worked with teams that really clicked, and teams that seemed to fizzle. What made the difference?

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GREENSBORO Webinar: Fostering a Growth Mindset in Your Team
GREENSBORO Webinar: Fostering a Growth Mindset in Your Team

Time & Location

Jul 09, 2020, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Guilford Nonprofit Consortium, 330 S Greene St #100, Greensboro, NC 27401, USA

About the Event

 Presented by: Alice Ferris

One factor may have been the mindsets of the people involved. In her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Stanford University professor, Dr. Carol Dweck, defines a growth mindset as a belief that talents can be developed through hard work, good strategies, and input from others. Those with fixed mindsets believe their talents cannot be changed. Teams that promote and foster a growth mindset tend to be more collaborative, empowered and committed--all factors we need in an effective development program. In this session, we'll review Dr. Dweck's research and other findings building upon her work, translate how a growth mindset can help build a more effective fundraising team, and provide real-world examples of how mindset can make the difference between a successful professional and a staff person on their way out.   

Learning objectives:  

  • Understand the markers of a growth mindset versus a fixed mindset
  • Identify strategies to encourage growth mindsets in your team
  • Identify ways to help fixed and growth mindset people work together  



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