Put Your Mindset to Work

The One Asset You Really Need to Win and Keep the Job You Love

by James Reed , Paul G. Stoltz

Number of pages: 275

Publisher: Portfolio

BBB Library: Personal Success

ISBN: 9781591844082

About the Authors

James Reed : Reed is the chairman of REED, the recruitment specialists. He created


Paul G. Stoltz : Stoltz is the world's leading expert on measuring and strengthening human


Editorial Review

The authors reveal why employers are three times more likely to hire people with the right mindset over those who are more qualified on paper. This book provides an actionable approach for both assessing and developing these essential traits.

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Wisdom to Share

If your skillset is about what you can do, then your mindset is about what you see, think, desire and believe.

Inside your brain, you combine your personal experiences, natural traits, and education to form your unique lens.

When you are young, each new experience and lesson can add to the mix, so your mindset remains fairly fluid and dynamic.

Work has been fundamentally transformed, and with it old expectations about how you are supposed to think and behave can be tossed aside.

The busier you are, the more street view you may feel you need to have, considering only ideas or options that are within your immediate reach.

Intrinsic motivation makes you do something for its own sake, rather than because you expect gain from it.