Posts under ‘verbal linguistic intelligence’

#12 of 25 Writer Brain Boosters

12. Hang New Facts on Old Hooks Hook difficult facts onto one thing you know and more learning increases in less time. Readers  take away more when content they read about relates to their real-life experiences, or familiar observations. Your words can help readers to see connections, in ways their brain will increase their appreciation […]

#5 of 25 Writer Brain Boosters

5. Write to Fuse Arts and Science – The idea is  to engage both sides of the brain in order to increase innovation. Would you agree that most people tend to ask questions with predictable answers? Boring to boot! Involve readers in your questions and watch how it suddenly draws ordinary people into extraordinary actions. […]

# 1 of 25 Writer Brain Boosters

1. Perk-up Moods – Boredom, it turns out, is a habit formed in brains and reinforced by words that lack punch. Help readers choose improved moods as their reality, Sidestep boredom! Jump start your writing with a what-if-question, such as, What if you could use information in this essay to design an innovation that would […]

2 Stories – 2 Upshots

Stories pinpoint the best and the worst of times. Some people share stories of money and health problems daily, and cortisol follows to create a potent reason to go  down with the trends. Other stories brim over with hope for a wider reach, regardless of setbacks. Have you noticed? Narrative that focuses on  gloom, without […]

Diversity, Risk and Innovation Growth

Have you noticed how organizations that risk change also tend to leap forward, in the direction of that shift?  Some even find potential for global recognition, simply because they moved forward on stepping stones past limitations toward more diverse opportunities. It takes a learned flexibility. Toss in a new zest to discover hidden or unused […]

Marks of a Top Blogger Brain

Have you noticed how many top writers and thinkers, like Liz Strauss and Robyn McMaster, have entered the blogosphere lately? More than 75,000  new blogs pop up every day … according to Technorati.  The number of blog sites in China reached 182 million in November with more than 162 million people  visiting blogs. We can […]

Brainy Approaches to Programming

Programming can become boring and routine for some, and so effective programmers look for ways to override their brain’s default for ruts. How so? In MITA Brain Based approaches — a novice programmer would: 1). Question with two feet to stir curiosity and add fun. Ask questions that hook to real life problems and develop […]

What Do Others Hear in Your Words?

You’ve likely seen it happen during this economic downturn. He brought her down without any awareness that he undermined her career. She dismissed his good ideas without realizing she excluded her colleague. Have you seen people damage good relationships, or stomp out mind-bending opportunities, and then appear surprised? Or have you heard people ask for […]

Math and Science Can Leak Brainpower

Leaders watch US education falling behind globally, and mistakenly call for far much more math and science. On first glance, hard science focus may make sense, expect for dangerous imbalance to human brains and achievement. How so?  Learners, equipped with a full range of  multiple intelligences, use their unique mix of capabilities to create, process,  […]

Meta-messages – Lower Intelligence

Have you noticed  people who speak meta-messages that leave victims running for escape hatches? You begin to question flaws between their lines because what you hear is not what the speaker means. How does it happen? People who lack interpersonal  intelligence, tend to use meta-messages instead of honest communications, and some even wonder why their […]

Move Intelligence Up a Notch Today

If you believe IQ is fixed, then it could well be so for you, because of the way belief fuels or limits mental plasticity and brainpower. Want more intelligence by the end of today though? Then simply act on one or more of your multiple intelligences, and expect your dendrite brain cells to reconfigure for […]

Communication Builds what Jargon Breaks

If you can convey complex messages to ten year olds and win back enthused responses, you’ve likely connected with the kind of zip that sets meaning into gold casings for the rest of us. Check out 106 ways to become a master connector. In spite of what we tell ourselves, jargon is rarely if ever […]

Create and Add Feet to Beliefs

What you believe, often creates a hairline opportunity for amazing creations. That’s what we teach here at the MITA International Brain Based Center anyway, and what I re-discovered in my own life last week. No question, it still takes courage and even risks a few mistakes to create the kind of wonder worth chasing. I’m […]

Question Brainpower Through Mita Growth Survey

We now know that IQ scores increase over a lifetime, that brains hold power tools for ethical excellence, and that dendrite brain cells rewire daily based on what you do. My question is,  Do your multiple intelligences expand too, or are they lifeless through lack of use? Whenever you tap your unique mix of mental […]

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