It’s all in your head

first_img continue reading » 17SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr I think we all know that a lot of success is mental – if you think you can do something, you’ll have a better chance of succeeding. But how can leaders affect their teams’ mindsets – for better, or worse?According to a Forbes article reviewing a recent book from Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck, titled Mindset, what a leader says to his or her team can make a big difference. Here is some of her advice:Focus on the process rather than the person: If someone is always praised for being “talented” or a “genius,” they might start to hesitate to take risks. If, however, their approach to a problem is what’s praised, it could embolden them.Use the word “yet” more: If there is a problem, remember that you simply haven’t found the solution yet. You want to communicate that you believe your employees have potential – not that they have failed for good.last_img read more

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World War Z with Brad Pitt playing at the Wellington Regent Theater

first_imgThis week at the Regent Theater: “World War Z” (Movie trailer is below).When: Friday at 7  p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m and 7 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.Rated: PG-13, 1 hour, 55 minutesMovie Synopsis: The story revolves around United Nations employee Gerry Lane (Pitt), who traverses the world in a race against time to stop a pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatening to decimate humanity itself. (C) ParamountRotten Tomatoes rating (movie critics collective approval ratings): 67%. Audience review: 77% approval.Movies ahead at Regent Theater:Coming soon:July 19: Despicable Me2.July 26: The Lone Ranger.last_img

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