A mental filter is our special way of responding to

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paths forms a mental filter, forms patterns of behavior that make each person unique. A mental filter is our special way of responding to the world around us. It indicates which incentives to pay attention to, and which ones to ignore, what to love, and what to hate. It creates a vital motivation: do you strive for excellence, are you a unselfish person or selfish. It determines how you think: you are disciplined or letting things slide, are distinguished by practical or strategic thinking. It forms your life goals: you are optimistic or cynical, calm or anxious, able to empathize or indifferent. It shapes the patterns of your perception, thinking, or behavior. In effect, your filter is the source of your talents.
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Talent is a unique mental filter through which we look at the world around us. Talents are not equal to skills, knowledge, and strengths. Knowledge is facts and learned lessons. Skills are skills that are brought to automatism as a result of repeated repetitions. And all together these three concepts develop into our strengths.Despite the fact that talents are changeable, the simplest way to develop talents and strengths of a person is to increase talent skills. It is obvious that it is much easier to develop and effectively use the models of thinking, behavior,
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