Much has been written about the importance of Mindset – having the right mindset can give Leaders a competitive advantage. We’ve all come across Leaders who had Great Success with seemingly very different mindsets. Here 4 key mindsets by outlined by Ryan Gottfredson and Chris Reina.
Much has been written about the importance of Mindset – having the right mindset can give Leaders a competitive advantage. We’ve all come across Leaders who had Great Success with seemingly very different mindsets. Different attitudes, dispositions or approaches to leading, dealing with challenges or opportunities. This article reiterates the fact that Great Leaders need The Right Mindset.
According to the authors – “Mindsets are leaders’ mental lenses that dictate what information they take in and use to make sense of and navigate the situations they encounter. Simply, mindsets drive what leaders do and why”.
I wonder though, what is the Right Mindset?
Below is a brief synopsis of the 4 sets of mindsets, outlined in the article. As organizations prioritize mindset development, there are clearly benefits in specifically by targeting growth, learning, deliberative, and promotion mindsets.
I do wonder whether some of these mindsets are really distinct? I’ve certainly come across Leaders who maintain a Learning & Performance mindset, often in equal measure. I have certainly engaged in oscillated between being deliberative and implemental during different phases of my career. Perhaps different circumstances may warrant specific mindset shifts?
I do believe that maintaining a foundational Learning Mindset in all circumstances is an essential quality of Great Leaders
Full Article Here: https://hbr.org/2020/01/to-be-a-great-leader-you-need-the-right-mindset
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