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Miami Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra Credits His Championships To Growth Mindset

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PCA National Advisory Board Member Carol Dweck is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University and author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. She graduated from Barnard College in 1967 and earned a Ph.D. from Yale University in 1972. She taught at Columbia University, Harvard University, and the University of Illinois before joining the Stanford faculty in 2004.

Miami Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra credits Carol Dweck’s “Mindset” book to his two NBA championships in 2012 and 2013. Erik Spoelstra also explained that when his team was in a rut during recent years he had to reread “Mindset” in order to get his team back on track.