What It Takes To Be A Genius

Sometimes, we need a little reminder of what makes awesome happen. Sometimes genius just happens, sometimes genius comes from a ton of hard work, but more often than not, “genius” comes from a combination of a number of different factors. So as you, or your students, sometimes struggle through a task or a day, take a look at the awesome graphic below from always-awesome Grant Snider, and remember all of the pieces of the puzzle that need to come together.  In different situations the amounts of each factor may vary, so as you’re concocting your own recipe for genius, take some liberty with each ingredient!

A Recipe For Genius

  • Inspiration
  • Perspiration
  • Improvisation
  • Aspiration
  • Contemplation
  • Exploration
  • Daily Frustration
  • Imitation
  • Desperation
  • Pure Elation

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