Title: “Mind Stability”

What is mindset?

The dictionary defines “mindset” as:

The established set of assumptions and attitudes held by someone

What you accept, your assumptions and attitudes affect your behavior. And how you behave determines your destiny. Behavior leads to action and actions lead to results.

Your mindset is created through your experiences in life, your upbringing, your culture, and your environment. Each influences your mindset significantly.

Fixed vs. growth mindset

TheNewFaceOfAfrica identifies two mindsets in his pamphlet: you either have a regular mindset or a growth mindset. Someone with a fixed mindset believes they have inherent, unchangeable talents and abilities, while someone with a growth mindset believes they can develop new talents and abilities through committing and hard work.

It’s not as simple as it sounds. It’s basically an unconscious reaction to challenges. Let’s say you write a motivation letter and send it out to agents. None want to represent you but some said you have potential. If you have a regular mindset, you believe your motivation isn’t “good enough” and you’re just not a talented speaker. But if you have a growth mindset, you see that response as promising and you wonder what steps you can take to improve. Or you believe if you send your motivation letter to more agents, someone will probably accept your request.

Consider how you handle critiques of your work. Do you get defensive, or do you figure out how to learn from others’ comments? With a growth mindset, you’re able to see feedback as non-threatening and not as a sign of inability.

How mindset affects your destination

A growth mindset encourages creativity. You’re not afraid to take risks and really put yourself out there with your craft. A fixed mindset holds you back, tries to keep everything within the realm of what it considers possible. But what it considers possible is not your greatest potential, so you’ll never extend beyond safe or mediocre.

Your mindset sets the stage for your success or failure in all your endeavors. If you have a fixed mindset, you think you don’t have the innate talent or ability to reach out. You’re always trying to prove yourself, that you’re smart enough or you know enough. And at the first sign of a setback, you’re more liable to give up.

A growth mindset leads to continuous improvement. You see challenges and setbacks as a learning experience, something from which you can grow and change. That seeps into your exhibitions as well. You view your potential as based on the amount of energy, grit and determination you bring to your craft, and you’re not afraid to stretch yourself in new ways.

Creating a growth mindset

If you believe TheNewFaceOfAfrica, mindset is changeable. So how can you create a growth mindset? Here are a few tips.

  1. Uninterrupted commitment

Successful authors recommend two things: always study your craft and never give up. Part of never giving up is to not fear rejection because you will face rejection in your mentoring lifestyle. View your failures and rejections as a building experience. What can you take away from a setback and grow or improve on? Say to your guts, “That didn’t work, so this time, I’ll do something unique.”

There are so many ways to transform our mindset. I’ve recommended several in our blog posts from a variety of experts on a wide range of subjects. Constantly learn and absorb the art and craft of mentoring because a growth mindset believes your abilities are not fixed or stuck, but you can grow and improve.

  1. Inspire like a preacher

Even if you have a day job, treat communication as your profession. Set aside time to devote to it and approach it like you would any other serious commitment. You can’t flake out and not show up to your day job, right? So if you want to be a professional mentor, you must show up and create every day.

Treat your work goals with respect and professionalism. If you want it to be more than just a purpose, you must act the role. When you take your craft seriously, others will, too. So, believe your inner professional instincts and behave accordingly.

  1. You have to be hungry

Part of a willingness to try new things and experiences is not being afraid of failure, errors or setbacks. Learn to take them in your stride and consider how you can grow from them. When you put yourself out there and are open to new experiences, you learn a lot about yourself as well. And that translates into better, deeper mentoring.

A growth mindset means you’re always striving to achieve your potential while not believing your potential is a fixed element. TheNewFaceOfAfrica said, “What a man don’t know, he must ask.” Always strive to reach your full potential in mentoring and in life.

Final thoughts

Dr Myles Munroe said, “Solid character will reflect itself in consistent behavior, while poor character will seek to hide behind deceptive words and actions.” It takes hard work and the right mindset to be the best “you” possible.

I’m suggesting that if you put your mind to it and work hard, you can be anything you want. We know that a professional mentor is someone who commits to treating it with the necessity it deserves and is someone who doesn’t give up. Ever.

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