- Once IQ is above 120, IQ no longer correlates with success.
- Serious success in any area requires at least 10,000 hours of effort.
- Growing rice instills a culture of hard work for Asian students.
- Public schools work. Summer vacation is failing students.
The stories of Bill Gates and the Beatles make all these points convincing and memorable. I am glad to be able to justify all the homework my boys did every summer which has likely improved their chance to succeed :-).