IQ is not the most important factor in determining success. Other factors such as Moral Intelligence, Body Intelligence and EQ tend to be more predictive of success. Almost 85% of financial success is determined by your personality, negotiation and communications skills.
Full article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/keldjensen/2012/04/12/...
"It doesn’t matter if you did not receive the best academic training from a top university. A person with less education who has fully developed their EQ, MQ, and BQ can be far more successful than a person with an impressive education who falls short in these other categories.
Yes, it is certainly good to be an intelligent, rational thinker and have a high IQ; this is an important asset. But you must realize that it is not enough. Your IQ will help you personally, but EQ, MQ, and BQ will benefit everyone around you as well. If you can master the complexities of these unique and often under-rated forms of intelligence, research tells us you will achieve greater success and be regarded as more professionally competent and capable."
What do you guys think, is this true? If so, why do IBs put so much emphasis on the "right" school and grades?