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F. Scott Fitzgerald On First-Rate Intelligence

F. Scott Fitzgerald

“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald

“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.”

Understanding different viewpoints

The ability to hold two opposing ideas in mind can be applied in many decision-making scenarios, thinking processes and negotiation techniques.

This approach to thinking can prevent you from jumping to conclusions when faced with a difficult situation.

Be open to other ideas besides your own thinking model.

Using opposing philosophies

Understanding and empathizing with both sides of an issue, idea or thought, allows you to make strategic decisions in life and business.

Look at things from different perspectives and use them to strengthen your capacity for thought.

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