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Types of Intelligence

The psychologist Howard Gardner pointed out 7 different types of intelligence.

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In no order of importance, here are the 7 different types of intelligence:

>Linguistic: These people are inclined towards writing.

>Mathematical

>Spacial: These people are good with their imagination.

>Musical

>Kinesthetic: These people are generally more athletic.

>Sociable

>Inner control: These people are inwardly motivated and are highly self aware.

Different people are inclined to different intelligence. Find out more about your strengths and put it to good use!:)

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Pick me up quotes!

Just wanted to share some thought provoking and uplifting quotes today!

“We cannot change the cards we were dealt, just how we play the hands” – Randy Pausch

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“The wise man does at once what the fool does finally” – Niccolo Machiavelli
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“You learn things in adversity that you would never have discover without trouble. There is always a seed of hope”- Og Mandino
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“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet “- James Oppenheim
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Spread Happiness!
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Best motivational post ever.

If you are frustrated with how the world runs, stop running along with it.

There’s so much you can choose to do…

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go jump off a plane,

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paint a wall,

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build a village, feed a town, nurture children for their smiles.

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raise a school, up from the ground.

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go to the grand canyon and scream into its vast arms.

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Go ahead. Do what you want.

Hawthorne Effect

hawthorne1According to Ask.com, The Hawthorne effect is observed when a group of people perform tasks better or improve their behavior, when they know that they are being studied and watched .

Why is this important?

Managers can make use of this effect, by using subtle cues that may ‘warn’ subordinates of their presence.

However, do note that the effect drops with time. And, not everybody will respond to the Hawthorne effect!

For the rest of us, we can make use of this effect to increase our productivity, in line with the concept of an accountability partner. By listing our goals on social media or to our close friends or inner circle (preferrably people whom we respect greatly and would like to be acknowledged by), we will be driven to complete those goals because we would not want to have to admit to these people that we have stop short or missed the goals that we had originally put out.

Hope this tip is useful!