CHAPTER 4

Discover the Power of a Learning Mindset

Implementing a talent development effort is easier when everyone has the same mindset—and even better when the mindset advocates that everyone can and should continue to learn.

But what is a mindset? It is what you believe about what happens and the environment around you—your beliefs and assumptions. Your mindset is a part of your personal foundation. You build your organization’s talent development effort on a foundation, too—the beliefs and assumptions that are prevalent in your organization.

You are a trusted advisor to your leaders, who expect you to understand the mindset that guides the organization and what can be expanded or changed to shape a more productive learning culture. In many ...

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