The Performance Paradox By Eduardo Briceño

Eduardo Briceño is a global keynote speaker, facilitator, and author who guides many of the world’s leading companies in developing cultures of learning and high performance. His TED talk, “How to Get Better at the Things You Care About, and his prior TEDx talk, The Power of Belief, have each been viewed over four million times. He is the author of The Performance Paradox: Turning the Power of Mindset into Action, which was published by Penguin Random House in September 2023.

Earlier in his career, he was the co-founder and CEO of Mindset Works, the pioneer in growth mindset development services, which he started with Stanford professor Carol Dweck and which he led for over a decade during a period when growth mindset went from unknown to a household term. Prior to that, he was a venture capital investor with the Sprout Group and served on several for-profit and non-profit boards. Before that, he was an investment banking analyst with Credit Suisse. He is a Pahara-Aspen Fellow, a member of the Aspen Institute’s Global Leadership Network, and an inductee in the Happiness Hall of Fame.

Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Eduardo holds bachelor’s degrees in economics and engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an MBA and M.A. in education from Stanford University. Most importantly, he continues to enjoy lifelong learning every day.

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2. Book: The Performance Paradox