S. Alexander Haslam, a member of Scientific American Mind’s advisory board, and his colleagues Inmaculada Adarves-Yorno and Tom Postmes wanted to debunk the prevailing myth that genius is a lone endeavor.
As they recount, we rely on others at critical junctures to sharpen our thinking and to help us persevere through a difficult task. So surround yourself with people who galvanize you — they could play a pivotal role in your own ingenuity.
Who plays Sublime at a coffee shop on Sunday mornings?
Joe’s Coffee, that’s who.