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Envious of the Highly Intelligent? Think again!

Many people have an illusion that high intelligence is an elixir, which can help you seamlessly rise above the regular day-to-day challenges. It is generally perceived that – the higher IQ you’ve, the more successful you’re likely to be.

It helps in certain areas, no doubt. It may help you ace academics, puzzles, research areas, etc. But real life is a different ball game altogether – wherein mere intelligence isn’t the most important indicator of success. In fact, it many cases, it could also prove to be detrimental to one’s potential to succeed.

 
For all the hype that goes into believing how amazing and gifted it is to be smart, there are also some glaring disadvantages which may hit you on the way. It has downsides, specially when it comes to dealing with an “average” world.

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Killing by comparison…

I remember as kids, me and my friends, were always comparing each others’ birthday—or Christmas—presents. Who had gotten the coolest, the best, the most expensive, the latest, the hippest present of all? It was of course a childish competition of sorts, but just that; childish or naïve. I believe all kids have probably done the […]

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