Beyond Ability–The Effort Effect

Must see video I added to post to explain the Effort Effect. Enjoy and keep growing. Coach Mark

Growth Mindset Experts

More from Dr. Carol Dweck–On the brain being a learning and growth machine–

” Picture your brain forming new connections as you meet the challenge and learn. Keep on going…I believe ability can get you to the top,” says Coach John Wooden, “but it takes effort and character to keep you there.… It’s so easy to … begin thinking you can just ‘turn it on’ automatically, without proper preparation. It takes real character to keep working as hard or even harder once you’re there. When you read about an athlete or team that wins over and over and over, remind yourself, ‘More than ability, they have put in the effort to build a winning character…I don’t mind losing as long as I see improvement or I feel I’ve done as well as I possibly could…no matter what your ability is, effort is what ignites that ability and turns it…

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