Here’s a link to two hours of armchair philosophizing from Warren Buffett’s partner Charlie Munger.
You can read the highlights in this excellent summary by Morgan Housel at The Motley Fool. And here’s Charlie on the topic of success:
The best way to get what you want in life is to deserve what you want. How can it be otherwise? It’s not crazy enough so that the world is looking for a lot of undeserving people to reward.
There you have it.