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Updated 04/28/2017


  Intelligence to me isn't just being book-
  smart or having a college degree; it's
  trusting your gut instincts, being
  intuitive, thinking outside the box, and
  sometimes just realizing that things need
  to change and being smart enough to
  change it.

    Why Grit Is More Important Than IQ When You're Trying To Become Successful
     |  Forbes, Lisa Quast                                                                                                                                                               03/06/2017
     You attended the party of a long-time friend and ran into a lot of people from high school
    that you hadn’t seen in years. During chit-chat over appetizers and drinks, you could feel
    the friendly competition heating up.
    While comparing career accomplishments, you were shocked to learn that the kid from
    school with the genius IQ, the one all the teachers thought would be spectacularly successful,
    had struggled with his career. How could this be, you wondered. This was the person everyone
    thought would invent something that would change the world.

    It’s Not How Smart You Are – Advice from the World’s Most Famous Genius
     \  Linkedin, 
Cory Galbraith                                                                                                                                                      04/23/2017
     He had a terrible memory, used music to stimulate his thinking, and told his university
    teachers that their classes were boring.
Albert Einstein - thought to have mental disabilities as a child, became known as a genius
    - yet attributed his success, not to his intelligence, but to his character.