As we learn more about the brain and its boundless capacity, we’re seeing that conventional methods of evaluating intelligence, like IQ and standardized tests, simply can’t give a holistic insight into a person’s cognitive ability.

The school grading systems only measures for certain types of intelligence which tips the scales in favor of those who excel in mainstream subjects like math, science, and languages. But according to recent findings from experts, there are nine types of intelligences.

It’s important to recognize that all of us have has a small part of all the nine intelligences in us, but we will be particularly strong in one or two specific areas, and it’s essential to be aware of them so that we can develop our strengths more thoroughly. You can learn more about the nine types and take an online assessment at

In this episode, I describe four ways that you can build on and express them.

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