Success happens only when you keep doing awesome work in the face of setbacks and frustrations long enough for a breakthrough to happen. Some kinds of motivation will take you only to the next stop, but for a successful career, you need to know which will survive the marathon.
The fact is, "talent" as we know it does not exist. You can become the world’s best in any field.
Researches of the past decades proved that none of us is born with advantages. Not even in music or sports. There are scientists who were able to teach perfect pitch to anyone.