Using the 100th Monkey Phenomenon to Your Advantage (Surround Yourself with Genius)

Have you ever noticed that when you hang around with super smart people, they seem to rub off on you? Or that spending time with unmotivated, entitled, less-than-brilliant people causes you to start to act and speak in the same ways that they do?

This is a phenomenon that you should heed if you want to be brilliantly extraordinary and use all the intellectual and creative skills that are currently lying dormant in your mind. In this chapter we discuss the 100th Monkey Phenomenon and how it affects your intelligence.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Define the 100th Monkey Phenomenon
  • Understand why who you spend time with drastically alters your intellectual capacity