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How to Win a Gold Medal

One of the chapters I learned the most from researching is “Find Your Thing,” about how luck is required to achieve world-class athletic expertise, such as winning a gold medal. (I wrote it, selfishly, to learn how to get better at CrossFit.) Outliers popularized the idea that expertise takes 10,000 hours of deliberate practice. But because of the nature of sports—20,000 Read More

The Starr Report: What is Luck?

What is luck? In a nutshell, it’s a causal attribution, or a way we describe how things happen – especially when they’re beyond our control. It exists, but here’s why we shouldn’t fixate on that:

Can You Learn to Be Lucky: a Fast Company Best Business Book of 2018!

Hooray! Can You Learn to Be Lucky? was just named one of Fast Company‘s Best Business Books of 2018! Here’s a secret: even though it’s published by Portfolio, Penguin’s business imprint, I don’t really think of it as a business book. Most of the information pertaining specifically to organizations was cut from the final draft. The book is about social Read More

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The Book

"Do you believe in luck?" is a polarizing question. It is a fact about the world's randomness or just an excuse? Things beyond our control do exist, and unlucky outcomes often unknowingly influence our behavior in self-defeating ways. How can we best act despite the world's randomness?

Matthew Hutson

“Getting lucky is not about luck. It’s about being prepared and having the right attitude. Based on years of research and decades of hard-won experience, Karla Starr reveals how to navigate social judgment, find your own hidden talents, and “kick ass” at life—all with wisdom and humor.”
—Matthew Hutson, author of The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking

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Coaching

If you’re looking to improve outcomes for yourself or your organization, I can help get you there.

 

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Speaking

  • Mental Toughness, Optimism, and Beyond: What Traits Lead to Luck
  • Want to Fast Track Success? Learn How to Tie Your Shoes
  • The Science of Social Decision-Making: How to Get Chosen
  • Always Say Yes (But Only Sometimes): Maximizing Your Time

Ready to get lucky?

The more one does, the more one can do.

Amelia Earhart

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Can You Learn to be Lucky: Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others by Karla Starr

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