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Mindset Matters Module

Iceberg Illusion

Another strategy related to changing our thinking, power of yet and moving to a growth mindset is the iceberg illusion. Artist Sylvia Duckworth created this visual to represent the stages of learning an individual with growth mindset goes through to be successful. All people see is the success of someone (the tip of the iceberg) but do not see all the stages of mistakes, persistence, failures, etc (the lower half of the iceberg/under the water) that they go through to achieve the success which is the stages of a growth mindset.

(Duckworth, 2016)