There are many factors that affect learning transfer and one that is often overlooked is mindset as described by Carol Dweck. She introduced the theory of a growth mindset versus a fixed mindset, and how this simple distinction has a profound impact on people’s lives.
Whether you’re in learning and development or just looking for a way to improve yourself, understanding these mindsets can provide a powerful tool for growth.
In this article, I explore the implications of these mindsets on learning and development, and how they can be used as a lens to look at both learning in general and learning transfer in particular.
My best wishes, Paul