Can You Make Yourself More Intelligent?

When I was just 11 years of age, I had to take an educational exam. There were lots of puzzles and logical (but to me not so logical) problem solving exercises. ¬†It was part of the process for choosing who would go to the grammar school (mainly a place for students perceived as having¬†academic potential and professional career opportunities). The rest were sent to the school where the focus was…

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16 October, 2013
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What Can You Achieve?

Mozart heard his father play the violin. As soon as he could hold the instrument, his father gave him lessons. No doubt, young Wolfgang said to himself, ‘I can do that, if I try.’ At the age of six, he gave his first public concert. Before long, he was touring the concert halls of Europe. Florence Nightingale did it in nursing. Charles Dickens and Mark Twain did it in literature….

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19 May, 2013
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Theatres of Achievement

10 May, 2012

What is your special skill and where do you perform best? If you can answer those questions you will be well on the way to gaining satisfaction in your work and life. For example, would Mozart have made a great painter or would Monet have been a great musician? They developed their special talents. Mozart toured the concert halls and royal palaces of Europe to display his abilities. They were…

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