Bob Davids’ 30 Top Tips To Stop Being A “Smart Boss”
By Isaac Getz
May 6, 2012
We need smart people. Our universities are focused on producing just that. Those who come out on top are the smartest and hence succeed in business, law and politics.
It would be easier to agree with the above view if psychologists hadn’t already been challenging it for several decades. They found that analytical intelligence – the one taught in schools allowing you to find the right answer for a well-defined problem – doesn’t predict success in professional life. Success – measured, say, by your career or salary, while adjusting for age – correlates with intelligence at a mere 0.2.
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