## Summary Outline

**Lesson 1: Introduction**

What is wisdom?

Can the young be wise?

Analogy to math, music and martial arts

Three components of wisdom

Integration with LifeWisdom website

“It ain’t over ‘till it’s over”

Sleep and wisdom**Lesson 2: Inherited Wisdom**

What is inherited wisdom?

Discussion of students' inherited wisdom

Wisdom clusters**Lesson 3: 2x2 Matrices**What is a 2x2 matrix in terms of wisdom?

Logical equivalency

Example matrices:

- Fish Pond
- Time Management
- Probability-Impact
- Talent-Practice

**Lesson 4: Weighted Rankings**

Criteria and weights

How to do calculations

Examples

The Paper Airplane Technique

**Lesson 5: Concepts**

Vicious and Virtuous Circles

Law of Diminishing Returns

80/20 Rule

Murphy’s Law

Check, Re-check, and Check Again

Tip of the Iceberg

**Lesson 6: Deception and Illusion**

Illusion of number, strength, success, beauty, etc.

Lies (half truth, omission, unrepresentative example, complete fabrication, tricks of statistics)

Carrot Dangling

Bait and Switch, and other dishonest sales techniques**Lesson 7: Intuition**

What is intuition?

Uses for intuition

How intuition speaks

Intuition stories

Integration of intuition with logic **Lesson 8: Eye of the Hurricane**

What is Eye of the Hurricane?

Decisions under stress

Boosting exam performance

Eye of the Hurricane training