For most people, being intelligent is perceived as having a lot of useful (and sometimes non-useful) knowledge and skills, and being able to apply such knowledge and skills.
That’s not wrong, mind you. In fact, it is one of the several accurate definitions of intelligence circulating today. Where it goes wrong in actual application is how people believe that being knowledgeable and skilled at general and random information is a sign of being intelligent.
You see, there are several types of intelligence, and that’s what we will look into in the succeeding discussion.
Author: Martin Luenendonk
Subjects: Career / Employment, Organizational Behavior, Personal Development