Next time think before you praise your CHILDREN for being SMART

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Daniel Pink from the book Drive

Children who are praised for “being smart” often believe that every encounter is a test of whether they really are. So to avoid looking dumb, they resist new challenges and choose the easiest path. By contrast, kids who understand that effort and hard work lead to mastery and growth are more willing to take on new, difficult tasks”