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All Talent Development Centre posts for Canadian technology contractors relating to habits.

Pretend to Be a Genius (Even if you’re not bright)

Let’s face it: some of us just aren’t smart. Even fewer of us are geniuses.  But that doesn’t mean we don’t all have the potential to enjoy the same success as people like Bill Gates, Albert Einstein and Thomas Jefferson. All we really need to do is act like a genius, which can be done by understanding their top traits.

This video from Entrepreneur summarizes the good and bad habits of super smart people. Have a watch to learn what you can do to make those around you believe you’re a genius; and become more successful in your IT career.  While we strongly recommend only picking up the good habits listed in the video, it is interesting to learn about the bad habits commonly held by the upper echelon of intelligence.

Eccentric Habits of the Tech Elite

What makes a great tech innovator?  It definitely takes hard work, a solid knowledge foundation, and maybe even a little luck.  But one thing all of the greatest IT people have in common is that they all have their little quirks that keep them going.  This fun infographic from WhoIsHostingThis gives away secrets from elite pros such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Nikola Tesla and Mark Zuckerberg.  Do you have any habits that contribute to your success, but others may find eccentric?