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The Chasing Mindset

I started the book “Stretch” by Scott Sonenshein this week, and I found the first chapter quite relevant to me — The Chasing Mindset.

Scott highlighted that the psychological foundations of chasing mindset mainly come from one of the 4 factors:

  1. Social Comparisons — drive us constantly to want what others have and underappreciate the value of what we already have
  2. Functional Fixedness — a fixated perspective that prevents us from viewing existing resources as capable of more
  3. Mindless Accumulation — to rack up as many…