Good points though do you think somebody can learn raw horsepower?
Garrett Dodge

Re: mental horsepower, I think someone can’t actually raise their IQ from e.g. 120 to 150, but a 120 that has learned a lot of tricks can often operate at a similar level as a 150 who hasn’t.

For example:

And so on.

Re: weak vs. strong — I think it’s both. If you have some weak traits, you can get around them if you assemble a complementary team, but otherwise they often lead to failure. OTOH, having one or two killer strengths can be a huge advantage — but only if they’re not paired with killer weaknesses =).