Karla Starr


"Karla Starr reveals how to 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


Can You Learn to be Lucky?


"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?

Chip Heath

“I don’t know when I’ve been so wowed by a new author. Karla Starr explains how “lucky” can be learned using ​credible social science ​and ​captivating stories, ​leavened with keen humor that had me laughing on a plane (apologies to the guy in 6A!).”
—Chip Heath, co-author of The Power of Moments and Switch


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Ready to inspire your team? Broaden perspectives? Go beyond the status quo? Karla is an inspiring speaker and trainer working with people to unlock their own luck and creativity.

Your Daily Dose of Luck

Real Simple: Put the Odds in Your Favor By Creating Your Own Serendipity

Guess who’s in Real Simple magazine this month! Full PDF of the pages—”Boost Your Luck.” Yes, this is true if you need a short-term boost of motivation. But if you Read More

How to Make Progress When You Don’t Have the Right Tools

My high school principle was in love with this quote, which was either from Theodore Roosevelt or Arthur Ashe: “Start where you are, use what you have, do what you Read More

Better Questions to Ask Yourself Than “Was I Productive Today?”

Anyone with lots of goals understands how frustrating it is to not feel productive. What was I wasting time on? How can I be more efficient at work? How can Read More

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

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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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