You know this because you have changed, learned and adapted to the ever changing and unpredictable environment you are in.
You have probably done this at times in a reactive way, because a certain circumstance has forced the change.
And how has the mindset of you and your team influenced the ease and success of the changes?
So, what is a mindset? – A mindset is a belief about yourself and your basic qualities. Think about your intelligence, your talents, your personality.
Are these qualities simply fixed traits, carved in stone and that’s that? – A Fixed Mindset.
Or are they things you can cultivate throughout your life? A Growth Mindset.
Mindset in accountancy firms?
The odds in favour of the success of your firm improve when you believe wholeheartedly that your mindset, your intelligence, character, skill and creativity can be cultivated.
So how can you make a conscious effort to improve your firm by developing a Growth Mindset?
Carol S Dweck is leading research into the power and value of a growth mindset and believes it’s simply a matter of a learning mindset.
She believes there are several ways of stacking the odds in our favour. If we can be more ‘growth’ than ‘fixed’ in our mindset then we will be more successful.
If you and your team develop the growth mindset or learning mindset then your firm will achieve greater success.
She talks about 4 steps to success...