- Posted by Dan Moore
- On January 22, 2020
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- leadership, mindset
Ryan Gottfredson, Ph.D. is a mental success coach and cutting-edge leadership consultant, author, trainer, and researcher. He helps improve organizations, leaders, teams, and employees by improving their mindsets.
Ryan is currently a leadership and management professor at the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University-Fullerton (CSUF). He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources from Indiana University and a B.A. from Brigham Young University. He is the author of Success Mindsets: The Key to Unlocking Greater Success in Your Life, Work, & Leadership. He also works with organizations to develop their leaders and improve their culture (collective mindsets). He has worked with top leadership teams at CVS Health (top 130 leaders), Deutsche Telekom (500+ of their top 2,000 leaders), and a couple dozen other organizations.
As a respected authority and researcher on topics related to leadership, management, and organizational behavior, Ryan has published over 15 articles across a variety of journals including Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Business Horizons, Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, and Journal of Leadership Studies. His research has been cited over 2,000 times since 2014. Connect with Ryan at www.ryangottfredson.com.
- Leadership isn’t just about doing something, it’s about being something. —Ryan Gottfredson
- If we can change our mindset, we can change everything that we do. Mindset is foundational to what we do. —Ryan Gottfredson
- There are four mindsets that have been traditionally studied: fixed and growth, and open and closed. —Ryan Gottfredson
- In any situation, we can be focused on avoiding the problem or we can be focused on winning. That’s promotion and prevention. —Ryan Gottfredson
- The success in which I handle roadblocks is based on the state of my mindset. —Ryan Gottfredson
- Oftentimes, my frustrations are of my own doing, but I fail to recognize that in the moment. —Ryan Gottfredson
- If we want to think, learn, and behave better, we need to change the lenses in which we view the world. —Ryan Gottfredson
Ryan’s final thoughts: Some kind of daily practice, like a 5-minute journal, is something that needs to be part of your routine. Also, having a good mindset for success isn’t a secret. The secret is knowing what type of mindset we need to have to be successful.
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