Most people are held back not by their innate ability, but by the mindset. They think intelligence is fixed, but it isn’t. Your brain is like a muscle. The more you use it and struggle, the more it grows.
New research shows we can take control of our ability to learn. We can all become better learners. We just need to build our brains in the right way.
Here are some useful resources to accomplish this: Ask Rose, Kahn Academy.