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Posted on June 17th, by Nina Mapili

– a presentation made by J2Ex Program Developer Nina E. Mapili on the occasion of the joint graduation and TCYB certificate presentation ceremony at ISCAM, Antananarivo, Madagascar, 22 March, 2013.

“I’d like to share some things I learned recently that resonated strongly with me, and that I believe are relevant to a group like this.

It’s all about mindset – and about how we live our lives.

Many people believe that you are what you’re born with: you’re smart, talented, you have a great character – or the opposite – and you can’t do anything to change it.

In her 2006 book “Mindset: the New Psychology of Success”, Prof. Carol Dweck of Stanford University writes, however, that research over the last 20 years shows that though you have a specific genetic endowment, “people have more capacity for lifelong learning and brain development than ever … Read More »