You don’t have to be the brightest kid in the class to become the best scholar. Researchers are finding new clues about what it takes to succeed in school, and probably throughout life.
For centuries thinkers have argued about what intelligence is, and how much it takes to make a genius, whatever that means, and how important intelligence is in guaranteeing success. Today, most would agree that intelligence is the cornerstone of academic success.
But there’s more to success than that, and there’s plenty of examples, including Steve Jobs, the legendary innovator who changed the world.
No one would suggest that Jobs wasn’t very, very smart. But he probably didn’t have to walk far across the Apple campus to find a bunch of employees who were just as smart as he was, and maybe much smarter.
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