258: Ryan Gottfredson – How mindset dynamics unlock your performance and growth potential

Ryan Gottfredson, author of Success Mindsets: Your Keys to Unlocking Greater Success in Your Life, Work, & Leadership

Ryan Gottfredson and Bill Ringle discuss insights into success mindsets so you can be the best version of yourself and bring out the best version of your people for small business leaders.

>>> Visit MyQuestforTheBest.com for complete show notes and more expert advice and inspiring stories to propel your small business growth.

Interview Insights

Top 3 Take-Aways from this Interview

  • Leaders need to create a habit that activates and exercises their positive mindset neural connections on a repeated basis.
  • The more likely reality is that they are unaware of their mindsets that are causing them to process and behave in ways that they think are “best,” but are really suboptimal.
  • Researchers have found that 90% of our thinking, feeling, judging, and acting are driven by our non-conscious automatic processes.

Read the Show Notes from this Episode

  • Brian shares the importance of Michael Jordan, who appeared on a poster on his bedroom wall, in spite of the Chicago Bulls dominating the Utah Jazz during this time. [01:30]
  • Brian articulates that Michael Jordan represented that you can accomplish almost anything in life throug,h hard work and that greatness is within reach. [03:54]
  • Brian talks about key principles of a mindset and how it differs from attitude, thinking, nature, or disposition. [06:56]
  • Brian discusses the mindsets you need to be successful. [08:38]
  • Brian speaks about four pairs of mindsets critical for success. [10:32]
  • Brian states what mindsets leaders need to have. [13:09]
  • Brian shares Pixar and Ed Catmull’s leadership style. [18:57]
  • My Quest for the Best Lightning Round [21:22]

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Expert Bio

Ryan Gottfredson, Ph.D. is a mental success coach and leadership consultant, trainer, and researcher. He works with organizations to improve organizations, leaders, teams, and employees by improving their mindsets.

Ryan is currently a leadership and management professor at the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University-Fullerton (CSUF). He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources from Indiana University.

He has helped dozens of organizations (including CVSHealth, Deutsche Telekom, and Mondelez) enhance the mindsets of their leaders, managers, and employees to make sure they more fully capture their potential.

Contact Info for Ryan Gottfredson

Web address: https://ryangottfredson.com/

Travels from: Anaheim, Ca

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