I have three questions to start today’s post:
- Is there a set of ‘Super Skills’ that could propel us towards personal success?
- Are they something that all of us use?
- Can these skills be taught?
I’ve got great news. There IS something like that. And our understanding of it has existed for quite awhile. But, we need to be spending more time building awareness about it.
It’s called EXECUTIVE FUNCTION … and it’s absolutely critical to our personal success. In BC, we’ve been spending a lot of really good time talking about a number of personal competencies like: Communication, Thinking, and Personal/Social/Emotional Development. These are all really important.
It’s time we build a more universal understanding about Executive Function. This post is my way of starting that conversation.