> Warren Buffett Blog: Charlie Munger notes Buffett's early interest in stocks as key ingredient to success

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Charlie Munger notes Buffett's early interest in stocks as key ingredient to success

The first factor is the mental aptitude. Warren is seriously smart. Warren doesn't spend any time on self-pity, envy, etc.

Then there's the good effect caused by his doing this since he was 10 years old. It's very hard to succeed until you take the first step in what you're strongly interested in. There's no substitute for strong interest and he got a very early start.