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And secondly, the best way you convince people you're Shawn Spencer was drilled from childhood by his father, a police officer, to have a strict attention to detail and other detective skills.
As a result, Shawn effectively possesses a Photographic Memory and the ability to observe and put together clues too subtle for the average person to pick up.
However, junior detective Juliet "Jules" O'Hara (Maggie Lawson) and Chief Vick (Kirsten Nelson) are far less antagonistic – with O'Hara expressing belief in Shawn's abilities, while Vick is mum on the subject – and usually willing to give Shawn the leeway he needs to solve cases.
Unfortunately (and probably at least partly as a result of the above), as an adult Shawn is equal parts prankster and slacker with no real desire to apply himself in any normal occupation.