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Eduardo Briceño      

Founder & CEO at Growth.how, Former CEO of Mindset Works, Facilitating a Growth Mindset

Eduardo Briceño is a global keynote speaker and facilitator who guides many of the world’s leading companies in developing cultures of continuous improvement, innovation, and high performance. His TED and TEDx talks on growth mindset and the Learning Zone have been viewed more than nine million times.

Briceño is the author of The Performance Paradox: Turning the Power of Mindset into Action, which was selected as a “Must Read” by the Next Big Idea Club and was shortlisted for the Thinkers50 Breakthrough Idea Award, given to thinkers who “have ignited Eureka moments in management, offering radical ideas that have the potential to reshape the future of business as we know it.” His work has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Big Think, Business Insider, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Forbes, Inc., Quartz, and others.

Earlier in his career, Briceño 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. 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, Briceño 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.

Speech Topics


GROWTH MINDSET FOR A COMPLEX AND FAST-CHANGING WORLD

  • Clearly understand what growth mindset is and why it matters
  • Increase self-awareness about when a fixed mindset gets in the way
  • Distinguish effort to improve (the Learning Zone) from effort to perform (the Performance Zone), identify strategies, and plan action

MIGHTY TEAMS FOR LEARNING AND GROWTH

  • Develop deeper relationships and understanding of colleagues
  • Align on how to show up for learning-edge teamwork
  • Identify what to improve on next as a team

GROWTH MINDSET LEADERSHIP

  • Clarify ways to frame principles and everyday work for learning and high performance
  • Reflect on routines and structures that foster headwinds and tailwinds
  • Identify how to model learning while leading with confidence

EQUIPPING YOURSELF FOR UNSTOPPABLE GROWTH

  • Discover—through stories—the five key elements that drive growth: identity, purpose, beliefs, habits, and community (which comprise the growth propeller)
  • Dive deeper into a couple of key beliefs, habits, and/or drivers of community, depending on the needs of the organization

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