There are three types of INTELLIGENCE: Intelligence Quotient (IQ) Emotional Quotient (EQ) Social Quotient (SQ) 1. Intelligence Quotient (IQ): this is the measure of your comprehension, ability to solve math problems, retain information and recall subject matters. 2. Emotional Quotient (EQ): this is the measure of your ability to maintain or be at peace with others; be responsible; be honest; respect boundaries; be humble, genuine and considerate. 3. Social Quotient (SQ): this is the measure of your ability to build a network of friends and maintain it over a long period of time. People who have higher EQ and SQ tend to do better in life than those with high IQ but low EQ and SQ. Most schools capitalize in improving IQ level while EQ and SQ are played down. A man of high IQ can end up being employed by a man of high EQ and SQ even though the latter has an average IQ. Your EQ represents your CHARACTER; your SQ represents your CHARISMA. EQ and SQ make one COPE and manage better than the other. Now there is a 4th one: A new paradigm 4. The Adversity Quotient (AQ): the measure of your ability to go through a rough patch in life and come out without losing your mind. AQ determines who will give up in face of troubles, who will abandon their family or who will decide quitting life's journey. To parents, Expose children to other areas of LIFE MORE THAN ACADEMICS. Develop their EQ, SQ and AQ. They should become MULTIFACETED human beings who are able to do things independently of the parents. Finally, DO NOT PREPARE THE ROAD FOR YOUR CHILDREN ... rather, PREPARE YOUR CHILDREN FOR THE ROAD.