Wk 2 Discussion Grit and Growth Mindset [due Thurs]

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Wk 2 Discussion - Grit and Growth Mindset [due Thurs]

Post a total of 3 substantive responses over 2 separate days for full participation. This includes your initial response to the discussion prompt and 2 replies to other posts.

Welcome to Week 2! This week, we continue to build strategies and ways of thinking that can contribute to helping you achieve your goals. In particular, adopting the concepts of grit and growth mindset can change the way we deal with difficulties and setbacks. Embracing these mindsets can be a critical factor in your personal, academic, and professional life. As you learn about long- and short-term goals this week, consider the importance of grit and growth mindset in achieving those goals. 

Before responding to this week’s discussion questions, reflect on the reading, and be sure to watch the videos that talk about these concepts.

Due Thursday

Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:

  • How do grit and growth mindset relate to one another? – Grit is the foundation of a growth mindset. Grit operates almost as the machete, used to fight your way thru the bush of the jungle,

Provide at least one example of how you might use grit or growth mindset as you pursue your goals.

  • In addition to using these skills, how can managing your time and setting a dedicated study place and routine help you achieve your goals, in this class and beyond?

  • How can you set priorities to help you manage your academic, professional, and personal responsibilities?

  • Which of the activities this week were most meaningful or helpful to you? Finally, is there any other information you would like or need to improve your own grit and growth mindset?

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