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Enjoying the Gift of Being Uncommon: Extra Intelligent, Intense, and Effective

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Quite often uncommon competence, creativity and drive remain hidden or partially used by its owners. Do they perceive the gift of being uncommon as a millstone instead of an enjoyment? This book introduces and illustrates three practices for Extra Intelligent People (XIPs) to become more effective in their work and private life, for their own sake and for the sake of their ...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published June 15th 2011 by Createspace
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Ruchira Datta
Jan 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Clearly a lot of distilled experience and reflection went into this gentle, helpful, practical presentation. The author's deep empathy and insightful wisdom radiate from the pages of this luminous work. Highly recommend.
Jesse
Jul 28, 2013 rated it liked it
A bit unevenly written and definitely leaning towards the author's personal and professional experiences, this guide for "XIPs" nevertheless helped me understand the mismatch of intensity I experience between myself and others. A huge "aha!" moment ensued after understanding the "extra" aspect of giftedness. The bit on chakras and labyrinths at the end is an added bonus!
Alex
Sep 06, 2012 rated it it was ok
There were a few small nuggets of wisdom, but mostly the book was entirely new age feel good fluff. It wasn't quite worth the time spent reading it.
Kathee
Sep 10, 2012 rated it really liked it
An unusual book in that it deals with gifted adults. A variety of models put forward and some personal experiences. Some good food-for-thought.
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