What’s more important than intelligence for success? Well, Science is saying… quite a few things. Instead of just banking on intelligence and good grades to determine how far up the success ladder you can climb, there are quite a few other skills and traits that you can sharpen and enhance to get you there.
This infographic from Headway Capital says that there are 8 other factors apart from intelligence that can contribute to one’s success. So, don’t worry if you aren’t top of your elite class in a prestigious university.
You can find comfort in knowing that 8 other traits — people skills, empathy, passion, a growth mindset, resilience, openness to new experiences, self-regulation and conscientiousness — can get you there just the same. As to how, well, for that, you will need to check out the infographic and the sources to find out.