Elevate Your Potential Magazine
When praising kids, Tony Robbins says, the key is, “to offer praise and encouragement that focuses on the effort they expend to overcome problems — “persistence, determination, constantly flexing your approach.”
Robbins is one of the most successful motivational speakers and leadership coaches of all time, with top CEOs paying him $1 million or more per year for one-on-one coaching. He spends more than 200 days annually running sell-out events (with ticket prices deep into the four-figure range), and he’s the author of several number-one bestselling books, among them “Money: Master the Game” (2014), and his massive 1991 bestseller, “Awaken the Giant Within.”
If you know anything about Robbins’s personal story, however, you might know that his childhood was pretty rough: His parents divorced when he was 7 years old. Money was always tight. He grew up with a mother who has been described as an abusive alcoholic and a pill user — plus a series of stepfathers and father figures.
Developing Your Child’s Growth Mindset
Certainly, Robbins is not the first to make this suggestion. As he told Inc.com, his advice is based on the work of Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, whose teachings I’ve explored at greater length in previous columns. In short, a growth mindset is probably easiest to understand when you consider it in relation to its opposite, a fixed mindset.
A person with a growth mindset, however, has internalized the belief that humans’ ability to achieve is much more malleable and controllable. That means that we can increase our intelligence and problem-solving abilities over time, and that hard work, determination, and perseverance are at least as important as innate ability.
Oprah’s Life Class: Viewer Ashok says that before his divorce, he had a close relationship with his two children. After the divorce, he says, they became very angry with him. Watch as Tony Robbins helps guide him through a reconciliation process—and shares his own story of reconnecting with his children after divorce.
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