Recently I did an interview around my thoughts regarding HR for Silicon Republic. One of the questions discussed was around my go to books - for me one of my top choices is Mindset by Carol Dweck. In this book she discusses her research around having a growth mindset verses a fixed mindset.
I have spent a few years now considering how one can adapt this to everyday life both at home and at work - like most things it is a choice, do you choose to see the world as a place for learning and opportunity or do you think that you have to stick with the cards you are dealt. One of my personal core values is around lifelong learning, so I believe that you can teach an old dog new tricks it just takes some effort!!
Check out the full article here: https://www.siliconrepublic.com/people/hr-louisa-meehan-network-ireland
The book itself is Mindset by Dr Carol S. Dweck.
You can check out Dr Carol Dweck's Ted Talk where she explains what a growth mindset is in detail here.