Interpersonal Intelligence is defined as the ability to relate and understand others. These learners try to see things from other people's point of view in order to understand how they think and feel.

They usually have an uncanny ability to sense feelings, intentions and motivations. They are great organizers, although they sometimes resort to manipulation. Generally they try to maintain peace in group settings and encourage co-operation.They use both verbal (as in speaking) and non-verbal language (such as eye contact, body language) to open communication channels with others.


Their skills include:

  • seeing things from other perspectives (dual-perspective),
  • listening,
  • using empathy,
  • understanding other people's moods and feelings,
  • counseling,
  • co-operating with groups,
  • noticing people's moods, motivations and intentions,
  • communicating both verbally and non-verbally,
  • building trust,
  • peaceful conflict resolution,
  • establishing positive relations with other people.

Possible Career Paths are to become a

  • Counselor,
  • salesperson,
  • politician,
  • business person

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