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It appears that in one of the final round of edits, I deleted my favorite bullet point from the book, in the chapter on self-control. I’ll put it in the paperback version, but in the meantime: Compared to people who stick with the salad, those who repeatedly eat the brownies severely undervalue their future self in the skinny jeans. Compared Read More
In the interest of transparency, and because I think it’s important to be honest about these kinds of things: Depression is a bitch. Life is hard. You never know what’s going on in other people’s lives. You are not alone.
I’m so happy that Inc.’s contributing editor Jeff Haden has included Can You Learn to Be Lucky? Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others in his roundup of “5 Great New Business Books to Read This Summer.” I’ve talked to a lot of incredibly successful people. They all credit luck for at least part of their success. Read More
"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?
“This book is a triple threat: laden with research, immediately practical, and laugh-out-loud funny. You will feel deliciously frustrated by the hidden injustices of luck lurking in our midst, then revved up to use the simple, life-changing “luck hacks” in every chapter. I gotta say, I feel luckier already.”
—Tania Luna, co-author of Surprise: Embrace the Unpredictable and Engineer the Unexpected & partner at LifeLabs Learning
If you’re looking to improve outcomes for yourself or your organization, I can help get you there.
- What traits lead to luck
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