Having the right mindset – a “growth mindset” – to propel you through life is important. And if you’re looking to develop a growth mindset, or nurture one in your children or students, you need the right resources: and an inspirational growth mindset poster could be just the tool you need!
We know that a good quote is often the perfect encouragement to persevere with your studies and growth mindset journeys. So we’ve created 10 beautiful, printable growth mindset posters, featuring top quotes from influential people.
They’re free to download, easy to print, provide a powerful motivational boost, and are guaranteed to look great on your classroom or study space wall!
Plus, if you’re enjoying the quotes: you can find all these quotes (and 53 more!) in our ultimate collection of growth mindset quotes.
So let’s get inspired with growth mindset posters:
1. It’s always wise to choose the mindset that will help you to achieve more
“Individuals who believe their talents can be developed (through hard work, good strategies, and input from others) have a growth mindset. They tend to achieve more than those with a more fixed mindset (those who believe their talents are innate gifts).”– Carol Dweck, growth mindset pioneer and author of Mindset
2. Give your kids the gift of growth mindset, and help them learn and grow
“If parents want to give their children a gift, the best thing they can do is to teach their children to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning.”– Carol Dweck, growth mindset pioneer and author of Mindset
3. Remember to embrace the power of infinite possibility
“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’.”– Audrey Hepburn, actress and humanitarian
4. You only have one lifetime to learn with: so make the most of it!
“Live as is if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever.”– Mahatma Gandhi, lawyer and political ethicist
5. Change your mindset: failure is not the outcome
“My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn’t have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don’t be afraid to fail.”– Sara Blakely, American businesswoman and philanthropist
6. When you choose growth mindset, you choose to see the possibilities
“When you’re in a growth mindset, what that means is that you choose to see struggle and challenge as an opportunity for growth and for learning and development.”– Chris Bertram, Director of Applied Neuroscience at EXOS
7. Step out of your comfort zone: if it’s easy you’re not learning anything
“If we only did things that were easy, we wouldn’t actually be learning anything. We’d just be practicing things we already knew.”– David Dockterman, Lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education
8. Ignite that flame of your abilities and you can travel far
“No matter what your ability is, effort is what ignites that ability and turns it into accomplishment.”– Carol Dweck, growth mindset pioneer and author of Mindset
9. Here’s the question: are you willing to work towards your goals?
“The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”– Oprah Winfrey, American talk show host, actress and author
10. With a growth mindset, self-belief is wonderous
“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”– Theodore Roosevelt, former president of the United States of America
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If you’d like to learn more about what growth mindset actually is, check out our handy guide to growth mindset (full of actionable tips for developing a growth mindset or nurturing one in your kids and students!).
Enjoyed these growth mindset posters? Why not also explore our full collection of growth mindset quotes? Pro tip: write one out and stick it somewhere visible for a regular motivational boost on your growth mindset journey 😊
And if you’re looking for even more quotes to inspire your studies or encourage your students, we’ve also gathered up the best quotes all about: exam inspiration, overcoming procrastination, making progress, and motivation and exam success!
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