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Friday, June 22, 2012 - 1:45pm


When it comes to your job success and advancement, how important is your intelligence? The traditional thinking is that it’s a huge factor.

However, more and more research is pointing to other things too: our ability to relate to others, our honesty and even our physical well-being.

Brandon Smith explores this idea and helps us understand the complex mix of talents and skills that contribute to success.

(Click here to read the Forbes column we mention in the conversation.)

Brandon Smith teaches about leadership, communication, and workplace culture at Emory University's Goizueta Business School. More of his advice is on his blog and at And while you’re there, ask him your workplace or career question. We might use your question on a future radio segment.