Category Archives: multiple intelligences

2 Scarce IQ Skills to Side-step Gridlocks and Squabbles

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Have you wondered why some organizational or political leaders appear incapable of leading across differences? Why do demands for partisan preferences or emphasis on personal gain tend to supersede leading ethics and non-partisan benefits that would improve life for those we lead? The answer to this pervasive leadership problem is… Read more »

Awaken Naturalistic IQ by Bird Watching

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What if spring’s approach opened a dynamic opportunity to raise your naturalistic IQ? The interactive posters below encourage visual reminders of how we build curiosity to grow IQ in multiple mental domains. Combine nature and mindfulness! Spring’s approach offers an ideal time to get to know interesting birds in your… Read more »

Diversify to Showcase Multiple Sides

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While in Jamaica to speak about  brain based renewal, I spotted diversity problems and possibilities alive and well from a car radio. En-route to the University of West Indies, radio guests discussed broken systems in general, and specifically Jamaican policies that got  implemented without discussion from citizens. Opposition heated as… Read more »

Re-imagining learning communities that cultivate curiosity and foster fewer fears!

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Does your community cultivate curiosity or foster fears that drown innovation? Brain based games work especially well to optimize learner brainpower and empower teacher transitional opportunities to help growth happen! No question, curiosity is central to learning. Problems arise though, when investigation and discovery fall too far from center at… Read more »

8 Brainy Gifts at Christmas

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It’s Christmas for some and other winter holiday for other — a time for giving! It’s also recession for many – a time for surviving! So how can we give generously without losing our shoes in the process? Few would deny that when people give freely from the heart, everybody… Read more »

Lively or Lopsided Confidence?

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Confidence is a bit like an engine’s coolant system. It takes additives & chemicals to keep our mental engines at the right temperature for efficient confidence to drive well. A car can use water as coolant for a short time as an alternative, but it needs anti-freeze and corrosion inhibiting… Read more »

Valued Secrets of Introverts Unleashed

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Highlight the inner secrets of those termed “introverts,” and we’ll likely toss in wisdom from deep inner truths worth adding! New insights into intelligence helps us identify and repair incorrect notions of an introvert’s assets. If we replace two myths about those who favor deep inner reflections, we begin to… Read more »

Does a Genius Need Ethics?

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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, truth is claimed to not be truth and leaders look past moral… Read more »

Intelligence as Fixed or Fluid?

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Research now shows how intelligence acts similar to what Ford claimed: “If you say you can or say you can’t – it’s true.” When IQ is seen as fixed however, choices narrow. Why extend our day to include multiple intelligence, if it cannot leave you smarter? Why ramp up personal… Read more »

Do Introverts Jinx Their Future?

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The mind is capable of anything – because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future. (Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness).   What Conrad fails to warn us here is that every past action sits stored in our brain ready to shape and control things… Read more »