Inspired by the Plan Do Check Act cycle for continual improvement, I came up with this continuous self-improvement cycle.
Listen – The biggest impediment to learning and development is lack of listening skills. To learn new things, one should be always curious like a child and non-judgmental. By Listen I mean all forms of observation with inquisitiveness. If you want to loose weight, you should see fit people and get inspired. Ask them questions and listen. Make note of their habits which are different from yours.
Howard Gardner proposed the theory of multiple intelligences in 1983. He proposed spatial, linguistic, logical-mathematical, bodily-kinesthetic, musical, interpersonal, and intra-personal intelligent types. This idea is very attractive due to the suggestion that every one can be smart in one way. But many, especially psychologists criticize it for its lack of empirical evidence. They support the prevailing theory of general intelligence. They argue that thousands of studies support the importance of intelligence quotient (IQ) in predicting school and job performance, and numerous other life outcomes.