Twenty Characteristics of Genius


Tony Buzan offers a list of twenty characteristics based on the research carried out for his book "Buzan's book of Genius".

Rate yourself by assigning a score of 0 to 5 for each of these qualities. Then add each of the scores to give yourself a "Genius Quotient".

  1. Vision
  2. Desire
  3. Faith
  4. Commitment
  5. Planning
  6. Persistence
  7. Learning from mistakes
  8. Subject Knowledge
  9. Mental Literacy
  10. Imagination
  11. Positive Attitude
  12. Auto-Suggestion
  13. Intuition
  14. Mastermind Group (Real)
  15. Mastermind Group (Internal)
  16. Truth/Honesty
  17. Facing Fears/Courage
  18. Creativity/Flexibility
  19. Love of the Task
  20. Energy (Physical/Sensual/Sexual)

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