There are multiple dimensions of talent including personality traits, IQ, EQ, desire, knowledge and experience. One of the critical dimensions is what Elliott Jaques called “Time Span of Discretion” which is essentially a combination of:
Locus of Control is a critical dimension of talent that will materially improve every aspect of someone's life and job performance. It can be screened for in interviews and can be intentionally developed. It is the multiplier for many other skills.