Growth Mindset

At D39C our work springs from the belief that everyone can learn, grow, and become more intelligent. You are not simply born smart or not. We nurture a growth mindset in order to strengthen natural curiosity and the tenacity it takes to accomplish something difficult. People who have a growth mindset seek out challenges. They see failure as a chance to learn from mistakes. They celebrate the success of others because they see an opportunity to learn from the journey of others. A person with a growth mindset has the courage to seek challenge knowing that persistence is the key to achieving. 
CD Weck


The growth mindset is like this; no matter who you are, you can always become a great deal smarter. People feel smart when they’re working really hard on something difficult and making progress.
— Carol Dweck

Growth Mindset in Action

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