But all other things are never equal. Believing that they are blinds you. It’s what Carol Dweck from Stanford Psych calls the fixed mindset, and it’s poison. Once you start to believe in Business Talent as an essential, fixed attribute that some people have and some people lack, you make dumb mistakes. You under-invest in growth for your team, because they either have “it” or they don’t. You fail to hold those A Players accountable when they do make mistakes.