F. Scott Fitzgerald On First-Rate Intelligence
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.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
Is a linear method of taking notes that proceeds down the page, using indentation or bullets to denote major and minor points.
Pros: it records content relationship in a way that is easy to review.
Cons: difficult to go back and edit information written in this system.
Works for: recording terms, definitions, facts and sequences, when taking notes on slides or readings.
The goal is to jot down your thoughts as quickly as possible. Format is kept to a minimum: every new thought is written on a new line.
Pros: Is like free writing for notes.
Cons: lack organization and notes can be hard to understand.
Works for: meetings or lectures that lack organization; when information is presented very quickly.
Works for: dense written material.
One of the defining features of emotional intelligence is the ability to comprehend the effects of your feelings.
This is crucial for making sound, objective decisions when your pride and self-esteem are at stake.
All leaders must face situations where their emotions make a decision seem better than it is.
Emotional intelligence makes it easier to anticipate and respond to others' sentiments.
Bad news from work can shock or dismay your employees, while good news may make them unreasonably optimistic. Emotional intelligence means you can tell ahead of time how others will react and develop a strategy to keep them grounded.
Those with emotional intelligence have an easier time assessing the emotional and psychological state of their employees.
This makes it easier to determine if someone is suffering from: anxiey, depression, grief, trauma or eating disorders. By recognizing these states, you can provide them with the support and professional resources they need to recover.
The surreal stories written by famous Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami are read by millions: The peculiarity of the plot developments dampened by an emotional flatness can feel like a comforting refuge from the real world and its extremes.
Murakami says the fantastical content is meaningful by definition. He states that his job is to record what comes from his subconscious, rather than to try and analyze it.
Haruki Murakami began to perfect the daily writing routine for which he is now as famous as for any single novel. He rises at 4 am to write for five or six hours, producing ten pages a day before a run of about six miles, and maybe a swim.
He believes that he has to be strong physically in order to write strong things.