Two weeks ago, the Tuesday Reading focused on Mindset – a habit of thinking that determines how we interpret and respond to situations. There we introduced the concept of “fixed” and “growth” mindsets and how a child’s mindset impacts her or his approach to learning. (Carol Dweck’s RSI ANNIMATE presentation on the subject is listed in the references below.) Toward the end of the essay, I noted that recent research also suggests that our mindset affects our work and life as adults and argued that we should seek to have m
Today’s Tuesday Reading, Setting Priorities, is an essay by Gretchen Kopmanis, Office Manager and Mac Team Lead in a regional group of IT for the College of Literature, Science, and Arts at the University of Michigan. Gretchen is a member of the current University of Michigan MOR Leaders Program cohort. Her essay first appeared as a program reflection last November.
mindset –– a habit or way of thinking that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations.