“Itâ€™s a common belief that, above everything else, oneâ€™s success is determined by their level of intelligence. Is this really true?
“Consider this: Who has the higher probability of success? A person with brilliant smarts who struggles with self doubt, or a person with average intelligence who has a focus on positive action? ….
“Edward DeBono says, ‘We can think about intellect as the horsepower in an engine… (but) increasing the horsepower doesn’t necessarily ensure peak performance of the engine…’
“In short â€“ a sharp intellect can be an advantage, but only when guided by a positive mindset.”