Why aren't more highly intelligent people rich? A Nobel Prize-winning economist says another factor matters a lot more | Curio

Why aren't more highly intelligent people rich? A Nobel Prize-winning economist says another factor matters a lot more

4 mins | Feb 22, 2020

Intelligence is important, but intelligence without effort is just wasted. Many often wonder why not all intelligent people are comfortably off when it comes to their finances. In this piece by Jeff Haden for Inc., he explores the lessons of Nobel Prize-winning economist James Heckman, on why the key to success lays in conscientiousness more than intelligence.

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From Inc.