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How Mastering Wit Can Lead to Business Innovations
According to Geary, wit is more than being able to deliver snappy comebacks. Rather, it is quick, instinctive intelligence that allows us to think, say or do the right thing at the right time in the right place. Tune in to discover:
■ The relationship between wit and wisdom.
■ How wit manifests visually and verbally as well as physically and intellectually ■ Why wit is essential to scientific discovery, entrepreneurship and business innovation
■ Simple techniques for improving your WQ—your Wit Quotient.
■ How to develop the ability to juggle unrelated ideas and combine opposites
■ Why puns can sharpen your business acumen
■ Why habit is the enemy of wit
Geary is also the author of four other books, including New York Times bestseller “The World in a Phrase.” He is the deputy curator at Harvard University’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism.
Connect with James Geary:
■ Facebook: James Geary
■ Twitter: @JamesGeary
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