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Intelligence Essay 2

1030 words - 5 pages

Rosa Y Figueroa English 101

June 20, 2011 Essay # 5

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One of the qualities of a smart person is his/her curiosity. People with curiosity always wanted to ask, learn, and find answers. They like to uncover about why things work, and to focus on improving or inventing new things. For example, my brother Jerry is a curious person. Since he was a kid, he used to spend hours trying to fix any kind of an electric advice. He said that repairing electrics devices is what he wants to do. He never finishes school, never got a degree, and knows exactly how repair a TV set. A smart person does not need to obtain a high school degree to ...view middle of the document...

They make a decision, and stick with it. Smart people plan very clear and accurate inner pictures of what they want to accomplish, how they will do it, and the achievement they will reach.
For example,

In conclusion, people tend to believe that these smart individuals have prospered because they have left school and have more time to achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Personally, I would like to think that they were too concentrated on their life’s objectives to dedicate any time in school.


If people love what they do, they would not let anyone tell them otherwise.

The third quality of a smart person is his/her perseverance. People who persevere become successful because they learn from their mistakes. When mind, emotions, and activities focus on a goal, the extraordinary can be achieved. For example, Thomas Edison was an inventor known for his perseverance. He conducted over seven hundred experiments to develop a working light bulb.  When someone asked about it, he did not view them as failed experiments. He used to said, “I have not failed 700 times. I have not failed once. I have succeeded in proving that those seven hundred ways will not work. When I have eliminated the ways that will not work, I will find the way that will work.”

Mary Kay Ash attended college but dropped out after she got married. She started Mary Kay Cosmetics after being passed over for a promotion that was given to a man who she’d trained. The company started as a book Mark Kay intended to help women and turned into a business plan. With the help of her son and $5,000, Mary Kay Cosmetics was created. Mary Kay Inc. was named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for in America and one of the 10 best companies for women.

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