A highly effective, driven, intelligent, self-educated individual, receiving a graduate degree from a prominent university, commences his professional career slowly climbing the ladder of success. He exhibits high level of intelligence and social interaction, which makes him quite admirable. However, his life, which should ideally be a series of successes based on his high cognitive and emotional intelligence, is simply a compilation of bad and unwise decisions. His high net worth and extensive networks are consumed by his unwise decisions. All those who met him acknowledged his intellectual capabilities, admired his social skills, and yet are shocked by his unwise decision-making processes.

The last few decades have witnessed several theories that attempted to measure human success and outstanding performance through standardized and customized tests. The first and most known is the Intelligence Quotient (IQ), introduced at the turn of the 20th century by Binet, to measure cognitive intelligence (Colfax…

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