If someone put me in charge of a gifted program, here’s what I’d strive to do.
Is this thing we label giftedness essentially the same as having a strong preference for MBTI intuition? Then what would it look like to have a gift for sensing?
In which I argue against eminence as a definition for giftedness, propose another new term to replace the G-word, and adopt a system from the Japanese language to make sense of this mess.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a great tool for helping us see ourselves as others see us while also embracing our own set of strengths.
The Ancient Greeks were on to something when they spoke of the Muse as the source of creativity, as I tried to argue in a creativity training workshop. Continue reading Beyond a Definition, the Creative Experience
Intellectual OE and emotional OE can collide to create tremendous spiritual anxiety—or they can work together to create an agnostic Heaven.
John Galt is a fictional character. Karl Marx was real.
If Einstein were a young visionary today, how likely would he be to escape the Patent Office?
Every curse is a blessing, and every blessing is a curse. Kind of like superpowers. Continue reading Overthinking or Superthinking?
Is it possible to create an environment that intentionally cranks up person’s excitability, even if they weren’t overexcitable to begin with? Continue reading Guest Post: TPD Glasses and Tear Gas
No one teaches young people with multipotentiality how to live fulfilling lives in a highly specialized world, so it’s up to those of us who have been there to mentor the next generation. Continue reading Mentoring for Multipotentiality
I know the Democrats will pick a candidate who’s “smart,” but even among bright people, there are a lot of different ways of being smart.
If you don’t have a sense that you’re in control of your destiny, it’s hard to develop executive skills. Continue reading Agency: A Foundation for Executive Function
So much of the material out there on giftedness talks about caring for your gifted child. But how do you care for an exceptionally gifted parent? Continue reading Dad, Supernova
In which I use metaphor to try to address the awkwardness of the term “gifted,” the better to get to the point in later posts. Continue reading On the G-Word, Weird Brains, and Stars