Blog: Trends & Insights
Interpersonal Intelligence (People Smart”)
Interpersonal intelligence is the ability to understand and interact effectively with others. It involves effective verbal and nonverbal communication, the ability to note distinctions among others, sensitivity to the moods and temperaments of others, and the ability to entertain multiple perspectives.
Teachers, social workers, actors, and politicians all exhibit interpersonal intelligence. Young adults with this kind of intelligence are leaders among their peers, are good at communicating, and seem to understand others’ feelings and motives.
To cultivate Interpersonal intelligence: Engage in group activities, volunteer for community service, teach a class or a friend something .
Famous people with existential intelligence: Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Phill, Mother Teresa.