Show Notes – 003: What is the Changemaker Mindset?
In this week’s episode of the Happy Me Happy Earth podcast, I answer the question, “What is the changemaker mindset?” and talk about why it is so important that we develop it. I also give you a simple step that you can do today to help yourself step into this mindset.
This is Part 1 of a two-part series about the changemaker mindset. In next week’s episode, I’ll dive into HOW you can put it into practice to fuel your change-making journey! You can find episode 004: How to Develop the Changemaker Mindset here.
Below is a brief outline of what I discussed. Tune in wherever you get your podcasts (or above) for personal stories and a more in-depth discussion!
What is the changemaker mindset?
By getting out of our own way I mean overcoming fear, imposture syndrome, lack of confidence, procrastination, and overwhelm in order to take action!
Topics explored in this week’s episode:
- Why the changemaker mindset is crucial to our effectiveness as activists, advocates, environmentalists, social entrepreneurs, etc.
- What is the changemaker mindset?
- What is a fixed mindset?
- What is a growth mindset?
- How the changemaker mindset builds on the growth mindset
- How cultural conditioning has shaped our mindset
- Examples of how the fixed mindset has had me back in my life
- Examples of the growth and changemaker mindset show up in my life
- Effect of the fixed mindset on our lives
- The secret sauce of the changemaker mindset
This week’s invitation:
Begin developing more awareness around your mindset.
- Note when you find yourself thinking in a fixed mindset. What types of situations, people, conversations, etc. trigger your fixed mindset?
- Also, take note when you find yourself thinking in the growth mindset. What types of situations, people, conversations, etc. are you growth-minded about?
References and links mentioned in the show:
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