Culture of growth and continual improvement has always been a catchword in the learning and development world. Building a growth mindset means building a culture where we promote the growth of the teams by encouraging them to work on skill improvement. This Transformation Tuesday, let us look at how we can help build a growth mindset among teams:
It works only when applied from the bottom of the organization. It works only if it is adopted by every employee in the organization. Continuous improvement is a continuous process of obtaining new knowledge, transforming it into new skills, and extending this new knowledge through the organization. This way, both individual and organizational growth never stop and are driven by the employees themselves.
It is very essential to develop and support a healthy working environment for teams to perform well. Leaders should focus both on team results as well as the organizations culture. Those leaders and organizations who focus on both results and culture are more likely to succeed than those who focus only on performance or results. A healthy culture is built in the organization through soft skills development. Leaders should work on providing employees with soft-skills training that will help them reach and improve their emotional intelligence, improve their awareness of others and increase the quality of communication both within teams and with clients or prospects.
Marry people and technology
Besides, continual improvement, soft skills there is one more element that adds to building a growth mindset and that is technology. It enhances the culture of growth.
Technologies significantly change the way organizations work, both in terms of interaction with clients or prospects and internal communications. Fortunately, flexibility and the ability to adapt to changes quickly can be developed through the above-mentioned approaches. These steps taken will help to impeccably establish smooth amalgamation and collaboration between technologies and employees.
Building a culture of growth and development is a long-term process. However, an organization can benefit once they start taking active steps towards the implementation of a growth mindset. By promoting continual improvement culture, by using the right technology, by carefully using learning and performance data, organizations can empower their employees to reach the greatest potential, perform best and strive for innovation. Building a culture of a growth mindset is a long-term goal, as there are no limits to gaining knowledge and there are no limits to improvement. As Martin Luther King Jr. said – If you cannot fly then run if you cannot run then walk if you cannot walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
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Written & Compiled by Faber Mayuri