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FROM CHAPTER TWO: "HOW ARE YOU SMART?":

(Note: this excerpt is taken from someone's personalized ebook. The content of your book would be personalized from your own responses to the FPYC questionnaire which you can begin at the top of this page.)

"....2. Logical mathematic intelligence

You have a very healthy level of logical mathematical intelligence. This intelligence is used in mathematics and the sciences, but it also has much more down to earth
implications. It is the basis of all systematic inquiry and investigation. In the modern economy, we need to draw on this intelligence for much knowledge work.

This is good news for you, because it means you possess these basic ingredients of success in the modern era. The following sections of the chapter examine in more depth Your prowess in the use of logic seems to be reasonably good. And just as well too, because the ability to use your brain power is becoming increasingly important.

Your reasonable level of confidence with logic suggests that you are quite comfortable applying your logical judgment and thinking to the work situations you face on a daily basis. depth the three aspects of logical mathematical intelligence: mathematical ability, ability in the use of logic and scientific ability.

2a. Mathematical ability

You seem to be very confident with your mathematical abilities. You did very well at mathematics in school, and you are very good at computing numbers in your head. This suggests that you are naturally drawn to thinking of things in terms of numbers and numerical categories.

A great deal of work in the new economy takes advantage of mathematics so there will be plenty of opportunities for you to put these abilities to work. The obvious areas for someone with strong mathematical abilities like yourself are accounting and finance, and information technology.

But in actual fact the possibilities for you are endless. Almost all work situations in the knowledge age cry out for people with strong mathematical abilities. Any work involving the use of sophisticated computer systems would be work that you would thrive on.

Your strong abilities in this area also suggest you could even be one of the people who helps create these systems.

Alternatively there is a great deal of work interpreting the figures produced by computers which involves a good understanding of mathematical concepts.

2b. Ability in the use of logic

Your prowess in the use of logic seems to be reasonably good. And just as well too, because the ability to use your brain power is becoming increasingly important. Your reasonable level of confidence with logic suggests that you are quite comfortable applying your logical judgment and thinking to the work situations you face on a daily basis. This is important because in the new economy you can't merely turn up to work and process

Science is an area where you have the ability to excel. On top of the fact that you were successful at science in school, you are someone who is naturally drawn to investigate and understand the underlying reasons for things.

Your success with science in the education system, coupled with your confidence in your ability to find out why things are the way they are, means it is quite possible that you have already considered a science-related career.

Never before have there been more opportunities for the scientist. Knowledge is being created at an ever increasing rate and scientists with the right skills and background are highly sought after.

Other fields which use scientific abilities are information technology, product development, market research, quality control and systems design. All of these fields involve collecting data, converting it into some form of order and then developing a theory. And even if any of these fields are not in your area of expertise, your strong abilities in assessing situations and explaining the underlying causes will be of use in a wide variety of work.

Any work that involves observing and making sense of complexity draws on the same abilities that the scientist uses when conducting experiments and developing theories."

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