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Why Attitude Is More Important Than IQ

When it comes to success, it’s easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude). Psychologist Carol Dweck has spent her entire career studying attitude and performance, and her latest study shows that your attitude is a better predictor of your success than your IQ. Dweck found that people’s core attitudes fall into one of two categories: a fixed mindset or a growth mindset. With a fixed mindset, you believe you are who you are and you cannot change. This creates problems when you’re challenged because anything that appears to be more than you can handle is bound to make you feel hopeless and overwhelmed. People with a growth mindset believe that they can improve with effort. They outperform those with a fixed mindset, even when they have a lower IQ, because they embrace challenges, treating them as opportunities to learn something new. Common sense wou…

Govt. to organise roadshow in Japan

Young workforce in the State a major attraction, says official:

 The State government plans to organise a road show in Japan in August-September to attract Japanese investments, according to Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. He was addressing the second day of the Collectors’ conference here on Thursday.

Though schedule has not been finalised for the road show, the government is planning to organise 3 to 4 days event to show case the investment opportunities in the State.

The Chief Minister would interact with Japan Prime Minister ShinzĂ´ Abe, officials and industry captains. Mr. Naidu got an invitation from Yosuke Takagi, State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, who visited the Capital region recently.
The Japanese delegation led by him visited the Capital city recently. They were “satisfied and convinced” with the development and opportunities here. The average age of workforce is about 55 in Japan compared with 28 in India. The manufacturing industry in Japan is looking for young work force. So, A.P. is their destination, said an official.

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