Raise Your Social Intelligence
In This Chapter
• When “smart” isn’t “socially smart”
• Learning from Ben Franklin
• Nobody’s perfect—at first!
We’ve been talking about how your brain is organized to help you develop your social intelligence. When you were born, you had a lot of potential in terms of the SI you could develop in life. But it takes more than “potential” to be a success! If you’ve got the “natural body and reflexes” of an Olympic skater, but don’t practice on the ice every day, you’ll never win the gold. The same goes with social intelligence.
In this chapter, you’ll find out how you can improve your social intelligence. Because success in life often depends on social skills, any time you invest in developing these skills ...