HedgeFundLive.com – Collective intelligence is the collaboration of two or more people who work together, to achieve a goal. Napoleon Hill has written about this in his book “Think and Grow Rich.” Although Hill does not call it collective intelligence, his chapter “The Mastermind” is all about collective intelligence. He spent over 20 years researching before publishing the book.
He interviewed the most successful people of the time, including Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Edison, and Henry Ford to name a few. He concluded, there are fifteen laws that these men agreed upon to help them attain their success. “Mastermind” was one of them. When Hill asked Andrew Carnegie, “How did you attain your wealth?” his response was, “Well if you want to know how I got my money, I will refer you to these men here on my staff; they got it for me. We have here in this business a mastermind.…