Growth Driven

Discovering Your Inner Genius with Kelly Morfopoulos & Colin Taufer

March 15, 2021 Edwin
Growth Driven
Discovering Your Inner Genius with Kelly Morfopoulos & Colin Taufer
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Growth Driven
Discovering Your Inner Genius with Kelly Morfopoulos & Colin Taufer
Mar 15, 2021
Edwin

The 24 Characteristics of Geniuses

Dr. Alfred Barrios studied the world’s greatest geniuses and discovered that they all had 24 personality traits in common.

"If you look at the lives of the world’s greatest geniuses—like Edison, Socrates, da Vinci, Shakespeare, Einstein—you discover they all had 24 personality characteristics in common. These are traits that anyone can develop. It makes no difference how old you are, how much education you have, or what you have accomplished to date. Adopting these personality characteristics enables you to operate on a genius level." - Dr. Aflred Barrios

WOULD YOUR LIFE BE DIFFERENT IF YOU WERE A GENIUS?

From all the geniuses in the world, there’s one you should know more about. You.

Genius is inborn—it’s in every person. You have the capability of reasoning like one, acting like one, living like one. This is not wishful thinking; it’s what genius means.

Words matter—we use them to communicate. So, let’s look into the word genius, its origin and meaning. Then, we can start building on genius.

The word genius is made up of gen- and -ius. Gen- means “that which produces or causes”, while -ius means “made of or belonging to.” Just as genes produce the body, or to generate means to cause something to come about, genius is that which creates and produces.

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The 24 Characteristics of Geniuses

Dr. Alfred Barrios studied the world’s greatest geniuses and discovered that they all had 24 personality traits in common.

"If you look at the lives of the world’s greatest geniuses—like Edison, Socrates, da Vinci, Shakespeare, Einstein—you discover they all had 24 personality characteristics in common. These are traits that anyone can develop. It makes no difference how old you are, how much education you have, or what you have accomplished to date. Adopting these personality characteristics enables you to operate on a genius level." - Dr. Aflred Barrios

WOULD YOUR LIFE BE DIFFERENT IF YOU WERE A GENIUS?

From all the geniuses in the world, there’s one you should know more about. You.

Genius is inborn—it’s in every person. You have the capability of reasoning like one, acting like one, living like one. This is not wishful thinking; it’s what genius means.

Words matter—we use them to communicate. So, let’s look into the word genius, its origin and meaning. Then, we can start building on genius.

The word genius is made up of gen- and -ius. Gen- means “that which produces or causes”, while -ius means “made of or belonging to.” Just as genes produce the body, or to generate means to cause something to come about, genius is that which creates and produces.