Self-Theories : The Mindset of a

  title={Self-Theories : The Mindset of a},
  author={Champion Carol S. Dweck},
  • Champion Carol S. Dweck
  • Published 2005
Introduction There are things that distinguish great athletes—champions—from others. Most of the sports world thinks it’s their talent. I will argue today that it’s their mindset. This idea is brought to life by the story of Billy Beane, told so well by Michael Lewis in the book Moneyball. When Beane was in high school, he was in fact a huge talent--what they call a “natural.” He was the highest scorer on the basketball team, the quarterback of the football team, and the top hitter on the very… CONTINUE READING

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