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Mindset: The New Psychology of Success Paperback – 15 May 2008

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"A good book is one whose advice you believe. A great book is one whose advice you follow. This is a book that can change your life, as its ideas have changed mine."--Robert J. Sternberg, co-author of Teaching for Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, and Success

"An essential read for parents, teachers [and] coaches . . . as well as for those who would like to increase their own feelings of success and fulfillment."--Library Journal (starred review)

"Everyone should read this book."--Chip Heath and Dan Heath, authors of Made to Stick

"One of the most influential books ever about motivation."--Po Bronson, author of NurtureShock

"If you manage people or are a parent (which is a form of managing people), drop everything and read Mindset."--Guy Kawasaki, author of The Art of the Start 2.0

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Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., is widely regarded as one of the world's leading researchers in the fields of personality, social psychology, and developmental psychology. She is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences, and has won nine lifetime achievement awards for her research. She addressed the United Nations on the eve of their new global development plan and has advised governments on educational and economic policies. Her work has been featured in almost every major national publication, and she has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, and 20/20. She lives with her husband in Palo Alto, California.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ BALLANTINE BOOKS - TRADE; 1st edition (15 May 2008)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 1 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0345472322
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0345472328
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 13.06 x 1.63 x 20.09 cm
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