……What’s Holding You Back?
It’s neither intelligence nor technique that holds people back from being successful self-taught learners, says Bach. It’s insecurity. “Feelings of inadequacy stop curiosity,” he says. In Bach’s own field of competitive thinkers, he’s learned that “most people who have ambition have a terrible fear that although they’re good, they’re not good enough or smart enough. It’s debilitating.” It ties back to the notion of cultivating a growth mindset; people with such a mindset don’t worry about how smart they are. What matters is their openness toward developing their skills and talents…..
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