Mindset Mondays with DTK – Ep #043 – I am a work in progress!Back in 7th grade, I was fascinated with Paraclesus' idea of the homunculus: "a microscopic but fully formed human being from which a fetus was formerly believed to develop." Motivated in part by the humor of the 440 year old, overly simplistic concept and in part by the fatalistic implications of the pre-determined, fixed view of humanity. What if all that we are really WAS predetermined before birth?The die is NOT cast on our intelligence or our capacity or our creativity. So that means that our growth is never complete and we are ALL always a work in progress. In her work on mindset, Carol Dweck, Ph. D. captured the possibilities perfectly: "Becoming is better than being."What are you becoming?

Posted by David Taylor-Klaus on Monday, December 3, 2018

Mindset Mondays with DTK – Ep #043 – I am a work in progress!

Back in 7th grade, I was fascinated with Paraclesus’ idea of the homunculus: “a microscopic but fully formed human being from which a fetus was formerly believed to develop.” Motivated in part by the humor of the 440 year old, overly simplistic concept and in part by the fatalistic implications of the pre-determined, fixed view of humanity. What if all that we are really WAS predetermined before birth?

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