Fear of Genius

There is a huge fear underneath every complaint: If I took the Big Leap into my Zone of Genius, I might fail. What if I really opened up to my true genius and found that my genius wasn’t good enough? Better to keep the genie in the bottle and coast along in the Zone of […]

Collaboration not competition

Most of us prefer the image of the solitary genius alone in his studio, painting a masterpiece. This is what we have been conditioned to picture when we hear the term artist. An artist works alone. Right? But this picture of a man against the world is most often a myth; in fact, it wasn’t […]

Supersmart people can hurt you

Individual genius can be deceptive. At first look, it would appear costly to remove one supersmart player, even if she has a diminishing effect on the team. that supersmart person can bring down the whole team. They’re huge performance doesn’t make up for the value they take out of the team.

Native Talent

A native genius or talent is something that people do, not only exceptionally well, but absolutely naturally. They do it easily (without extra effort) and freely (without condition).

Not a Genius All The Time

No one is a genius all the time. Einstein had trouble finding his house when he walked home from work every day. But all of us are geniuses sometimes.