In Physics, the Standard Model is a theory that describes three out of the four fundamental forces of the Universe as well as categorizing all subatomic particles. Since the model was created, physicists were able to predict the discovery of the top quark or the famous Higgs Boson that is responsible for objects having a mass.
There is this general idea that success cannot be captured in a universal model because context and culture changes. Books on workplace politics and managing superiors will be totally obsolete once AI takes control, societies implement universal income, and all white collar jobs disappear.
However, my visit to Australia has rekindled my interest in coming with an elegant model for success after reading an Australian business self-help book by Nigel Collins called The Game of Inches. I am not too sure how you can get a copy of this book in Singapore but I like Australian