Category Archives: multiple intelligences

Mistakes We Make about Introverts. Inner Secret Truths Exposed

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“He’s not interested in communicating with others,” his mother apologized. “Brett’s our introvert,” she said as if introversion defined Brett’s entire character. We’ve all heard it. He’d rather be alone. Or, she rarely accepts party invitations, preferring to read at home alone. All the above relates to our intrapersonal intelligence,… Read more »

Does Genius IQ Require Ethical Character?

Can people be considered genius – without a stellar moral compass to guide actions such as integrity or kindness to others? Are swindlers enabled in your circles, under the guise of intelligence? In an age where horizons shift, leaders look past moral failures in favor of personal gain, and finer… Read more »

Replace Stress with Social and Emotional Survival Skills

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Rarely have we struggled against more anxiety and stress and without adult models, our youth are especially in need. It’s the perfect time to respond with social strategies and emotional boosts that toss cheer and hope back into our day! But how? What can we do, in a climate of… Read more »

How Do You Test to Know What They Know?

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Any IQ score or standardized test result can address the question, How smart are they? Yet most of us who hope to awaken brainpower in our students, agree that mere numbers say little about their real capabilities.  On the other hand, if you want to ensure students actively master a… Read more »

Black Matters! Black Leaders! Black History Month!

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Poverty is still a huge problem for many and yet we also still have opportunities to learn about doable solutions from black leaders. Teens and young adults care deeply about resolving this problem. Maybe that’s why they enjoy teaming with black leaders to navigate possibilities together that we may otherwise… Read more »

Reboot Mentally to Lead Innovation with the Brain in Mind

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You’d have to have the brain of a coconut husk to miss daily news that our communities are slipping into dangerous crisis. Yet we question at times, if we have any offering against such national odds as opioids, shrinking public purse, or aging support groups such as Rotary that will… Read more »

Differ to Find Your Strengths

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We teach learners and leaders to follow the crowd if we demand they follow the same paths to our goals as everybody else follows. A stumbling block to growth? When we fail to help others unleash their hidden and unused intelligences, they may well fail to move forward. The question:… Read more »

Teach Empathy to Teens or Face Fallout in Leaders

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Lack of empathy in high school lessons, ensures a lack of emotional capability in adult leaders. This lack shows up in a leader’s inability to learn from,  collaborate with, or care for those who differ. Have you seen this emotional disability in your leaders? Since empathy is a central component… Read more »

Be the Person You Want Others to See in You

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Did you know that your brain’s plasticity equips you to become the person you’d like others to see in you? YOUR TURN! Join our Brain Based Circles! Would love to meet you at any of the following! Brain Leaders and Learners Blog Mita Brain Center Facebook efweber on Pinterest @ellenfweber… Read more »