Thursday, February 24, 2011

When the Smartest Guys in the Room Are Not Necessarily the "Smartest" Guys in the Room

Being good with ideas -- getting new ones more often, and ahead of others -- has less to do with "brilliance" than it does with behavior. Often, the really smartest people in a room are not as "effectively smart" as others when it comes to accessing and/or implementing good new ideas. Why? Because they haven't ever thought about how to do it better. The "idea" behind The Idea Hunter is that behavior and discipline can be more important than cranial capacity when it comes to being effective with ideas. Yesterday, in an interview with Dave Smith of Inc. magazine, Andy Boynton and I spoke about some of the things that make Idea-Hunters successful. To read more the link is:

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