Ep. 184 - #AuthenticAF P8 |  Growth Vs Fixed, Nature Vs Nurture

Jan 18th, 2021


Ep. 184 - #AuthenticAF P8 | Growth Vs Fixed, Nature Vs Nurture

Are Michael Phelps, Tiger Woods and Usain Bolt the best in the world because of their make up, or their nurturing? Is it a coincidence that so many of the world’s biggest technology companies started in or near Silicon Valley? Are you stuck in a fixed mindset, or are you seeking every opportunity to grow? Find out the answers in today’s episode, let us dive in.
“Genetics loads the gun; environment pulls the trigger.”
-Ivan Gavranic

00:00 – Intro
02:08 – Theories and relative factors
05:35 – Why African-Americans are explosive in sports
07:38 – Places and types of people
09:40 – Environment fulfils potential
13:25 – Pyramid approach of focus
15:10 – Fixed Mindset
18:05 – What people are capable in extreme situations
21:35 – Grind and orchestrated suffering
24:45 – Definition of growth mindset
27:55 – Self reflection
29:15 – Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
31:05 – Concept of boredom
33:15 – Achieving checkpoints
35:35 – Active vs Passive coping
39:20 – The Journey
44:30 – Importance of education
46:12 – Working with a coach
51:15 – Principles vs Plans
54: 30 – Wrap up

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