Develop a “Growth” Mindset

  • May 07, 2014
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • FOLEY & LARDNER, LLP, 975 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304


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Develop a “Growth” Mindset

Join the Discussion and Grow Your Success

Did you know that your belief about whether your intelligence can be developed can make the difference between success and failure?  Join us for a lively discussion of Professor Carol Dweck’s book Mindset, and learn the distinction between a “fixed” and a “growth” mindset.  Dweck has studied the effect of these different mindsets on motivation and learning, demonstrating that those with a belief in the “growth” mindset do better over time. Then, use your growth mindset in innovative ways to get better results in your practice.

What you will learn:

  • How to recognize a “fixed” or “growth” mindset (And what kind of mindset are you?)
  • That your brain can be developed like a muscle
  • What the benefits of a shift in mindset can bring you and your practice
  • How to foster a culture of growth where you work and live
  • How to use the “growth” mindset to achieve better results in negotiation

Facilitators --  from the WIPLA Mentoring Committee

Rhett Currier attended the University of Virginia School of Law and practiced at Orrick, AT&T and a Kleiner Perkins start-up during the first dotcom boom.  Today, Rhett acts as outside general counsel to a number of companies in New York and California, and is Managing Director of Atlas Financial Partners.  After reading Mindset (and seeing the Gaugin exhibit at the Met), Rhett decided to learn to draw.

Beth Roemer is a former lawyer and C-level executive who coaches lawyers.  Beth is especially committed to helping lawyers who feel frustrated or undervalued develop a mindset that will support their optimal performance and enjoyment in their work.   In addition to her coaching practice, she consults with Stanford Law School on career and curriculum guides for students.  See  .

Kate Wheble is a partner at the Hiaring + Smith firm, where she specializes in trademark and copyright counseling and dispute resolution.  She has practiced for over twenty years in New York and California.  After reading Mindset, Kate became a more competitive Scattergories player, as well as a more graceful loser.

WHERE: FOLEY & LARDNER, LLP, 975 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304

WHEN: May 7th, Networking from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM; Program from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Contrary to previous indications, this program does not meet the requirements for California MCLE credit. Sorry for any inconvenience our misunderstanding caused.

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