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On this episode of Mindful Impact with Justin Francisco, our host speaks with Ira Wolfe, a millennial in a baby boomer body, speaker, president of success, and blogger. Listen as they talk about pandemic at large, the fixed vs. growth mindset, including adaptability quotient, and much more.
3 Key Points:
- The ability of the person to adapt to change depends on personality and behavior. There are those who adapt well or thrive for change.
- There are two economies happening now due pandemic, and there’s great difference in the socio-economic status of people in both economies.
- Adaptability Quotient provides different dimensions that help people learn how to survive and thrive despite the change.
- 42:18 Ira Folfe is an older baby boomer who is still learning and growing.
- 3:42 Carol Dweck's studies show that the most successful kids in the class weren't always successful.
- 4:48 The fixed mindset is, we are trying to live our bubble trying to protect our image.
- 4:54 The growth mindset is constantly learning and unlearning.
- 7:00- We don't go backward, so going back to normal after the pandemic is not going to happen.
- 8:45 People must be comfortable with change and uncertainty because the new normal is not as predictable as it was.
- 9:54 We learned in the present, but it conflicts with what we've learned in the past.
- 11:00 Personalities and behaviors are absolutely impacting change.
- 13:30 The problem is not the amount of change but the phase at which we experience so much change.
- 14:50 There are two economies happening amidst the pandemic.
- 16:51 Front liners are now essential workers and have a more secure job than professionals who are struggling.
- 22:26 Adaptability Quotient gives different dimensions that helps people get comfortable with change.
- 24:01 Dealing with ambiguity is by listening to opposing points of view. .
- 34:00 Adaptability Quotient covers mental flexibility, growth mindset, and unlearning dimension, as well as grit and resilience.
- 36:00 Resilience is the biggest driver of adaptability.
- 37:30 The more adaptability you have, the higher is your EQ.
- 37:55 Adaptability provides courage to have hope for a better future.
- 38:11 EQ gives hope, courage, positivity in life, and allows us to see challenges as opportunities.
- 41:02 Change is happening, the pandemic just accelerated that change.
- “You can either look at every3thing as a challenge or everything as an opportunity, and I tend to look at everything as an opportunity. “- Ira Wolfe
- "What's interesting in these 2 economies, we have a whole group that's thriving and a whole group who's suffering. The socio-economic differences are not great. "- Ira Wolfe
- ‘Today is the slowest phase of change that we experience in our lives, which is frightening some people and exciting for others. "- Ira Wolfe
- “We as a leader, not only keep an eye on the ball but also need to be resilient. That's the setback, and we have to learn how to be smart and navigate around that."- Ira Wolfe
- “You can either decide you gonna be in despair and try to fight the world or help find the courage to thrive in this new world.”- Ira Wolfe