James Surowiecki

James Surowiecki

American journalist
1967 —

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Paradoxically, the best way for a group to be smart is for each person in it to think and act as independently as possible.

Diversity and independence are important because the best collective decisions are the product of disagreement and contest, not consensus or compromise.

One key to successful group decisions is getting people to pay much less attention to what everyone else is saying.


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