- the disciplinary mind – mastery of major schools of thought (including science, mathematics, and history)and of at least one professional craft
- the synthesizing mind – ability to integrate ideas from different disciplines or spheres into a coherent whole and to communicate that integration to others
- the creating mind – capacity to uncover and clarify new problems, questions, and phenomena
- the respectful mind – awareness of and appreciation for differences among human beings
- the ethical mind – fulfillment of one’s responsibilities as a worker and a citizen
Renowned worldwide for his theory of multiple intelligences, Gardner takes that thinking to the next level in this book. Concise and engaging, Five Minds for the Future will inspire lifelong learning in any reader and provide valuable insights for those charged with training and developing organizational leaders-today and tomorrow.