All types of intelligence - including logic, emotion, language, imagery and intuition - are served by whole brain synergy. In order for kids, youth and adults to succeed in today's ultra-competitive, fast-paced and globally-connected world, one requires the synergistic fully-integrated 'whole brain' skills of Consciousness Quotient – CQ™!
has been identified by today's leaders as the most important life skill of the future. Creativity requires both left and right (logical and emotional) brain hemispheres to work together. It is the ability to adapt to change, be imaginative, innovate and think resourcefully when approaching new challenges.
is disciplined thinking and the art of asking the right questions, as opposed to knowing the 'right answers' and turning obstacles into opportunities. Critical thinkers make rational, ethical and responsible decisions by employing open-minded and effective problem-solving strategies.
is the ability to connect, share ideas, communicate effectively and make healthy compromises while staying true to oneself. It is about possessing strong social skills, self-awareness and learning to maintain healthy relationships. Whether it's home, the workplace or school, the global community or with the person sitting next to you, being able to learn from and inspire others while working in a team is the key to success in today's world.
is the root of all emotional development in children, youth and even adults. Learning to communicate effectively allows us to express our innermost thoughts and feelings; share our questions and concerns; as well as exchange new ideas and knowledge in order to progress and grow. You can have all the raw intelligence, talent and creativity in the world, but if you can't communicate your thoughts effectively and in different mediums, it won't matter.
and social connection are the fundamental layers of what makes us human beings. We were all born with the innate desire to give, connect, share, and contribute (think of when you see a toddler jump at the opportunity to help with chores); that is why, when we do contribute, our brain rewards us with feelings of happiness, content and wellbeing. Contribution teaches children to have compassion, patience, kindness, empathy, and the habit of giving back as much as they consume.