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Carol Dweck

Carol Dweck, Lewis & Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology, Stanford University

Carol Dweck is the Lewis & Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University and the author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.

Warning signs of an unhealthy risk appetite

Warning  Signs of an Unhealthy Appetite for Risk

Carol Dweck has researched people’s behavior. She says that business leaders who take unusual and unwise risks often share what she calls a “fixed” rather than “growth” mindset. Those with a fixed mindset think they’re infallible and want to show that they’re superior. This mindset can result in a skewed appetite for risk.

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