Join us as we take a look at the growth mindset.


Jesse Engelbrecht, Founder, SquashMind


19:00 - Event starts
20:30 - Event ends


Jesse will discuss some of the findings of Professor of Psychology at Stanford, Carol Dweck, in the field of growth mindset and how to practically apply this mindset for peak performance in all you do.

With a growth mindset, we are able to find the opportunities in all we do, and whether things go well or not, we are able to grow, learn and move forward from this.

We will encounter multiple failures in our lives, some big and many many small ones. Learn how with a growth mindset you can learn to fail forwards and use failure as feedback. Looking at the world, and all we do, with a growth mindset, we maximise our potential to be the best versions of ourselves. Your future self will thank your current self when you can practice and execute a growth mindset, especially so when confronted with challenges and difficulties.

Jesse will also talk about habits and the power of habits in order to have a practical toolkit to employ when looking to cultivate a growth mindset.

About the speaker

Jesse Engelbrecht

Jesse Engelbrecht is a former world Number 55 Squash Player on the PSA World Tour. Since retiring, he has taken a keen interest in how we can utilise psychological techniques to improve our performance. The techniques he has been developing are currently used with both professional and amateur squash players but are also usable in the corporate world.

In addition, a key focus in developing these techniques is mental toughness and this is an area that Jesse has particularly focussed on in his MSc in Psychology.

During lockdown, Jesse developed SquashMind and put his lessons and knowledge into an app. Since then the app has caught fire and is now being used by both professional and amateur players around the globe. The app is now also the official psychological partner of the PSA and the World Squash Federation.

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Growth mindset
Date and time
Thursday 30 June, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
25 Copthall Ave
United Kingdom
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