You know why I write these types of posts?
Because I have a feeling I know just where you’re at right now. You’re probably like I was a few years ago.
You want more for your life. Specifically, you want to make some sort of bold move.
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The Benefits of Reading
Ok, it wasn’t an actual cult, but it was close to it. The funny thing is…I developed the most valuable skill from joining it.
The cult in question is called Amway. It’s one of those MLM network marketing companies where you recruit other people to your team and get a cut of their sales, so on and so forth.
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Most personal development and success stories are b.s., but they aren’t intended to be.
When you succeed, it’s easy to romanticize the process looking backward. You tend to smooth out the rough edges of your story.
I write personal development books. I’m in the business of giving advice through my experience, but I can only tell you what I’ve done, what I’ve learned, and what I’ve experienced.
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Admit it. Sometimes you feel like your life is way off track.
It’s Important to Know the Person You Are
You have dreams, goals, and this idea of who you’re supposed to be, but you don’t feel like you’re living up to any of them.
Fortunately, two things are true.
You have time to get on track.
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Most of the conventional wisdom about intelligence is wrong.
We’ve Been Led to Believe a Few Things
- Fixed mindset — Carol Dweck in her book Mindset, talks about the difference between fixed and growth mindsets. We’re raised to believe in the power of fixed abilities when in reality intelligence is malleable.
- Testing works — we grow up in a society where good grades are supposed to be a metric for future success. We stress kids — who should be learning for the sake of learning — with standardized testing because it’s supposedly useful.
- Titles matter — certain careers are labeled the “smart” careers. Non-white collar work is seen as a “trade” and is associated with lower intelligence.
Continue reading “5 Counterintuitive Ways to Improve Your Intelligence”