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Is smarter better?

Is smarter better? In her book Multipliers – How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, Liz Wiseman points to research that shows that extremely smart people often feel the need to strut their stuff, to parade their gifts of IQ.  Her research indicates that these uber intelligent do so with an apathetic ear to the group wisdom of those around them.  They get an approximate 30% to 50% of the potential output of their stakeholders. Her argument is that those, who draw out the wisdom of their stakeholders, be it employees, or even one’s own family, get a 2X output. 
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