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Roger Greenlaw4-Sep-23 9:02
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jschell5-Sep-23 2:32
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GeneralThey are getting even lazier in QA... Pin
OriginalGriff26-Aug-23 22:51
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Slacker00727-Aug-23 0:44
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OriginalGriff27-Aug-23 0:54
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raddevus27-Aug-23 5:29
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Slacker00727-Aug-23 5:34
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raddevus27-Aug-23 5:47
mvaraddevus27-Aug-23 5:47 
Slacker007 wrote:
You can't cure stupid.

I get it. But I actually don't even believe in IQ any more.
I believe in Fixed Mindset versus Growth Mindset.
When I was young I failed miserably in public school. And public school told me I was dumb.
I had a friend who literally never got anything in school except As.
I knew that he was born a genius and I was born an idiot.
I couldn't do anything. I barely tried anything but I was always striving to prove myself as smart.
But I couldn't because I couldn't do anything. I was Fixed mindset => "Those who are smart can and the others (me) are dumb"

Then when I was 17 I was doing nothing and working at Toys R Us and on a whim on a weekend I read the book, "How To Draw On the Right Side of the Brain[^]" by Betty Edwards (this was back in 1985).
Something happened and I learned to draw photorealistic images over a weekend of intense and alone study.

I was mesmerized. What!?! I'd learned magic??? No one can teach you to draw, right? It's magic!

Then over the next few weeks something happened inside me. "If you can learn the magic of drawing, then it means you could learn anything!! Anything!!"

But, it takes WORK!! You must work hard and learn.

On that day I transformed from Fixed Mindset to Growth Mindset.

After that when I wanted to learn something I read a book and applied myself and even though I was dumb I started learning things.

but it's hard and it takes hard work.

However, it's much easier for a fixed mindset person to bail out by saying, "I just don't have the tools, because I'm not smart at Math or Computers or drawing or whatever."

That's the real problem. People believe, like I did, that if you try something and fail then you are a loser. That all changed for me.
GeneralRe: They are getting even lazier in QA... Pin
OriginalGriff27-Aug-23 6:35
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Richard MacCutchan27-Aug-23 6:41
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Roger Wright27-Aug-23 7:49
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David O'Neil27-Aug-23 7:31
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Slacker00727-Aug-23 9:35
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Ron Anders27-Aug-23 16:20
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Richard MacCutchan27-Aug-23 1:34
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Richard MacCutchan27-Aug-23 21:52
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Gerry Schmitz27-Aug-23 9:14
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