Jennifer Harvey Sallin started InterGifted in 2015 as a means to connect gifted peers around the world. In this article she shares her experience of publicly talking about being gifted for the first time, her motivations for creating InterGifted, how gifted people can recognize giftedness in themselves and others, and why it’s not arrogant to be sincerely who you are.
An Interview by Amy Schief I had the opportunity today to meet with Aurélien and talk with him about his InterGifted peer group: What Comes after Religion? His group’s first discussion was set to take place that very evening. Lucky me that we live in the same town in Switzerland so we decided to meet at an odd little café that neither of us had ever ventured into. The coffee … Read More
Are you an entrepreneur? Are you thinking about starting your own business? IG Member Seán O’Connell is starting a group for our members who are building or have built businesses. The group will meet monthly to discuss their projects and plan, share experiences and brainstorm together. Beginning a business can be intimidating and overwhelming. It can also be lonely at times. And for a gifted person it brings its own challenge of … Read More
Are you a manager? Would you like to learn how to better manage your gifted employees? IG founder Jen and IG Advisor Joe are working on a management training, to give you better insight into working with gifted employees. In this first meeting, they’ll do a brief overview to collect insights from the group. This is an open call in which Joe will present a 20-30 minute overview of the materials, then … Read More
IG Artists’ Curator Ashraf Osman is forming a Gifted Artists’ Group. As Ashraf says, art is a challenging domain for anyone, but for gifted people it is especially demanding: gifted artists are often proficient in other more conventional domains, and given social pressures and expectations, end up prioritizing the them. And the need to express and explore creatively often remains frustrated. This is why Ashraf is forming this group: to help the artists … Read More
Giftedness & Romantic Relationships Hosted by: Jennifer Harvey Sallin When: December 3rd, 2015 at 6.00pm Central European Time Find the talk handout here. Romantic relationships can be a mix of challenging, frustrating and beautiful, regardless of whether you or your partner are gifted. But giftedness in relationships and dating adds a level of complexity to communicating, connecting and co-creating, which can be the source of even more challenges and frustrations (and potentially, … Read More
Aurélien Sallin has formed a group for those who are in the process of giving up or have already given up religion, and who feel the need to discuss their mixed feelings of guilt and freedom together with gifted peers facing the same questions. He asks: What does it feel like when we abandon a certain set of religious beliefs? What triggers a decision to free ourselves from such beliefs? How … Read More