By comparison, fixed mindsets are those that are often closed to opportunity for growth and that can be the result of a number of factors; from fear of failure to fear of success itself.
Strong leaders have a right to expect their teams to commit to the highest level of actions possible and to create a personal level of professionalism as a solid foundation for future success.
At this point, it’s important to add that there is no finite destination. Even those who achieve Olympic gold medals, by their very nature, strive for a new horizon. When we talk about ‘excellence’ we give ourselves a false sense of attainment in a way, as how do you measure excellence? How can you define it so that each part of the whole understands his or her accountability when it comes to the contribution that collectively creates success?
I prefer to talk about ‘continuous improvement’ because winners never stand still. They face each day with fresh enthusiasm regardless of high how the mountain is that stands before them.