TAG: Talent

Riding On Talent: Why Musicians Need the Growth Mindset to Succeed

Working with the high-level graduate students at the Yale School of Music reveals an undercurrent that pervades a lot of high-achievers: riding on talent. ¬†It stems from a mindset (known as the Fixed Mindset) that does not allow failure. ¬†Paradoxically, those who ride on talent are not as likely to experience success as those who work hard and learn from …