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Book Smarts vs. Street Smarts

Book Smarts vs. Street Smarts

Intelligence is so closely linked to how we value ourselves, that it's difficult to remember there's different ways of learning and doing and exploring the world. With graduation season upon us, it's important to note that the transition from book smarts to street smarts isn't always smooth. >>

When In Doubt, Test

When In Doubt, Test

When we ask questions, we expect those answers to tell us the problem. Even if we ask the right questions, people can introduce problems into the data. Behavior can reveal more than words. Rather than ask them what they think or feel, sometimes, we need to experiment to know what's important. 

This is part of a series of reflections inspired by my courses at HBX, an online business school cohort powered by Harvard Business School. With Business Analytics, Economics for Managers, and Financial Accounting, I'm learning the fundamentals of business. Find the whole series here.