5 Genius Myths Debunked
Myth 1: Geniuses are superior people
- Ludwig von Beethoven was deaf
- Hellen Keller was blind
- Savants (who may / may not be considered genius) have problems relating to other people
Myth 2: You are born a genius
Leonardo da Vinci flunked at school.
Myth 3: Prodigies are recognized in childhood
Albert Einstein could not speak until age 2.
Myth 4: Genius is accidental
Geniuses are insatiable researchers and astute observers. The more immersed you get in a subject the more likely you are to strike it “lucky” with advantageous accidents and be ready and able to recognize it as such.
Myth 5: You need to have genius DNA
To date no ‘genius gene’ has been isolated yet.
Develop your own unique flavor of genius
So you need not be intimidated by the concept of genius. I believe we all have a ‘touch of genius’ and it is never too late to wake up your sleeping giant.
If you can learn, you can build your genius muscle.
However, if there is no social support nor influence, and no way of acquiring the necessary skills, it is unlikely that genius will develop. Click the link here to find out more about building your genius muscle [Master in Creativity]
Geniuses are people who have made a huge contribution to society in some way or another and is recognized as an innovator, transformer or visionary.
We do not know what the future holds, you might be the next Madame Curie, Bill Gates, Mandela, Ghandi, Martin Luther King, Mother Theresa…. in your field.
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