This work offers a summary of the book "FIVE MINDS FOR THE FUTURE" by Howard Gardner.
Howard Gardner is professor of cognition and education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is the recipient of twenty-one honorary degrees from universities and colleges in a number of countries. Dr. Gardner was selected by Foreign Policy and Prospect magazines as one of 100 most influential public intellectuals in the world in 2005.
The marketplace of the twenty-first century is certain to feature accelerating globalization, rapid increases in the amount of information which is available and stunning breakthroughs in science and technology.
What will it take to succeed in that kind of world? According to the author, there are five types of cognitive abilities which are certain to command a premium in the years ahead: these are the disciplined mind, the synthesizing mind, the creative mind, the respectful mind, and the ethical mind. If you plan on excelling in the future, read this book and cultivate the five ways of thinking espoused by Howard Gardner.