Presentation on theme: "“If You’re Open to Growth, You Tend to Grow”"— Presentation transcript:
1 “If You’re Open to Growth, You Tend to Grow” Article summaryOn any assignment,follow the format.
2 “If You’re Open to Growth, You Tend to Grow” By Janet Rae-Dupree (second reference to adults is just the last name. “Rae-Dupree wrote “) According to research by Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck . . .
3 Rae-Dupree is writing about Dweck’s research. You are quoting Dweck. Dweck’s research showsShe does not “believe” anything.Rae-Dupree is writing about Dweck’s research. You are quoting Dweck. You should name her book. Dweck’s research shows She does not “believe” anything. (That word is not on the list at the left.)
4 Your opinion does not belong in an article summary Your opinion does not belong in an article summary. The only conclusions you draw are based on information in the article. No “I” anywhere.
5 Main idea: People open to growth are more innovative and successful because they learn from their mistakes and aren’t afraid to fail, according to Dweck’s research. People who think they know everything do not do as well.
6 Name and define “mind-set” terms immediately after the main idea Name and define “mind-set” terms immediately after the main idea. According to Dweck, a fixed mind-set is On the other hand, a person with a growth mind-set
7 No need to list the examples of successful business people in a summary.
8 Dweck suggests “looking for both talent and a growth mind-set in prospective hires.” “People with a growth mind-set tend to demonstrate the kind of perseverance and resilience required to convert life’s setbacks into future successes,” Rae-Dupree wrote.
9 Good quotes from the article “But people who believe that talent can be developed are the ones who really push, stretch, confront their own mistakes and learn from them,” Dweck concluded. “. . . Having been identified as geniuses, the anointed become fearful of falling from grace,” Rae-Dupree wrote. “It’s hard to move forward creatively and especially to foster teamwork if each person is trying to look like the biggest star in the constellation,” Dweck said.
10 Good last sentence: Can a person with a fixed mind-set change to a growth mind-set? Dweck says yes. Then quote the last sentence from the article.