2."Quick understanding of concepts that they've never encountered before. When you see it, it's mad impressive. A friend watches a sports game for the first time and immediately picks up on the habits and style of each team. Someone who hears a complicated explanation of something and quickly translates it into something that makes sense. It impresses me every time I see it happen."
14."A combination of critical thinking skills (direct problem solving) and lateral thinking skills (thinking outside the box). Being able to pull together data from both inside and outside a problem to solve it."
17."Tactful and careful wording. It implies that they are consciously and actively taking into consideration their environment and the feelings of those around them. Someone who blurts out something impulsive or insensitive is typically not someone I would consider wise."