Does your mentality put you in the running for greater success than average? Simply put: If you are a critical thinker, the answer is, “Yes”… The cycle of questions raised by those trying to figure out the why, how, who, when, where and what of difficult circumstances are shaping the mentality of those who succeed with their goals. These are the people are considered “strategic” seek new or “unusual” and interesting ways to solve problems. Read More Below
Date: June 10. 2020
Source: National University of Singapore
To succeed in modern life, people need to accomplish challenging tasks effectively. Many successful entrepreneurs, businesspeople, students, athletes and more, tend to be more strategic — and hence, more effective — than others at meeting such challenges. A new study shows that one important psychological factor behind their success may be a ‘strategic mindset’.
“This research, led by Assistant Professor Patricia Chen from the Department of Psychology at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, shows that people with a strategic mindset are the ones who, in the face of challenges or setbacks, ask themselves: “How else can I do this? Is there a better way of doing this?.” Done in collaboration with Stanford University psychologists, this research shows that, as a result, these people tend to apply more effective strategies when working towards their goals in life — including educational, work, health and fitness goals. In turn, they achieve higher school grades, make greater progress towards their professional, health, and fitness goals, and even perform a novel challenging task more efficiently.” – Read Full