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  • Writer's pictureVinayak Jawalkar

Mindset shift: Your key to growth

Mindset shift

You can shift your mindset in just a moment. It’s that easy.

But here’s the catch: to change your mindset, you must allow some space and be open to the change.

Changing your mindset doesn’t mean giving up something; rather, it means choosing something that benefits your emotional well-being and those around you.

Shifting your mindset isn’t a one-time process or a temporary solution to a specific problem.

It’s a continuous effort whenever you feel yourself gravitating towards negativity.

Here’s what it takes to shift your mindset:

1. Listen deeply to others

Listening to others solves half of their problems. This happens because you’re giving your time and attention to them, allowing them to talk.

When people share, their challenges often diminish.

By listening deeply, you give yourself a new opportunity to understand life from others’ perspectives.

Judgments can disrupt this process, so ensure you give your fullest attention.

To shift your mindset, you need the willingness to listen. This applies to both your family and workplace.

Deep listening creates opportunities to know someone better, change your perspective about them, and build a better relationship.

2. Be ready to take feedback

It’s challenging to deal with people since they rarely provide feedback. This applies to both your workplace and your family.

The lack of openness in sharing thoughts and emotions can disrupt feedback.

When others don’t express themselves, you won’t get feedback.

It is your responsibility to create a space for open conversation where people feel safe to share their thoughts when you don’t get feedback.

When they do share, be willing to accept it.

Sometimes, you may not appreciate the feedback, and that’s okay because it represents others’ perspectives and they don’t always intend it to be a sweet compliment.

Accepting feedback helps shift your mindset positively.

3. Try something new

Doing new things isn’t always easy.

Sometimes, try something different to break the monotony at your office or home.

Without change, creativity cannot thrive.

Without creativity, life can become boring, leading to a negative mindset.

Trying something new keeps you in the creative zone.

You can approach even routine tasks creatively.

When you find a small opportunity to change something in your monotonous job, take it because it adds flavour and can motivate you.

When you feel motivated, you do more creatively, helping you grow with a positive mindset.

4. Be curious to learn

Curiosity sometimes requires focused effort.

Being curious means you’re willing to learn something new from yourself and others.

Learning fuels a new mindset, opening endless possibilities in your daily life.

When you look at things from a different perspective, you stop blaming yourself or others because you understand people better.

You also begin accepting others as you respect their perspectives.

Become curious to cultivate a fresh mindset, and you’ll realise that learning is an endless ocean.

Professionally, you’ll start understanding your work, colleagues, and office culture better.

In your personal life, you’ll develop a growth mindset, focusing on growth rather than material success.

Shift your mindset with conscious actions

A mindset change leads to positive action.

To achieve this, you should have a great willingness to listen, accept feedback, be creative, and develop curiosity.

A mindset shift can occur instantly with conscious actions.

These changes occur in how you think, behave, and act. If you find it hard to change your mindset, look within to see where you’re lacking.

Once you identify the gap, it becomes easier to work on it. Find an accountability partner or a professional if you think a conversation can help you alter your mindset positively.

A mindset shift helps you become a better person in your family and workplace.

When your mindset shifts towards your desired outcome, you will start seeing positive results in your personal life, career, and family.

Are you willing to alter your mindset?


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