Does one need to be smart to lead? That is the question this author asks in this article that also provide research and illustrations of, what appears to be, different levels of intelligence.
We have all wondered how someone has made into a position of power. Certainly, IQ cannot be the only quality required. Charisma, empathy, attractiveness, and a host of other psychological influences play a role. However, one would think intelligence would be one of the most important factors in climbing the ladder to success…but then again, maybe not.