• Great learners are comfortable being in a beginner state and manage their self-talk.
  • A balanced mindset for beginners means acknowledging that they will be bad at something at first but can learn over time.
  • Expecting mistakes and learning from them early on can lead to better performance and persistence.
  • Acknowledging novice status can relieve discomfort and allow for openness to learning.
  • Acquiring new skills and knowledge is important for success in a rapidly changing world.