Growth mindset dialogue. An international University student has a hard time finding his feet in the Netherlands. He has started to believe he’s not smart enough and not cut out for studying abroad. The progress focused coach has a conversation with him and instills a growth mindset in this student. Read the below dialogue and fill in which interventions the coach does: what does the coach say?

If you want to train yourself first fill in the missing parts and then email me to receive the complete dialogue. You can then compare what you wrote down with what happens in this conversation. It’s an effective way of learning to come up with progress focused formulations.