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The Starr Report: How to Date Up

Do you want to date someone who’s a little bit cuter? Someone who seems out of your league? Allow me to take all the fun mystery out of dating. Unsurprisingly, everyone wants to end up with the person we find most attractive. But dating is two-sided: we can’t just “choose” someone, since they also have to think of us as Read More

The Starr Report: How Daniel Kahneman Helped Me Win at CrossFit

WYSIATI: the focusing illusion! Because we overemphasize the information that’s in front of our face, we don’t even realize how little we know. It’s easy to say that others who have what we want are lucky, simply because we often fail to see how different their lives are from our own. Thank you, Daniel Kahneman, for helping me become the Read More

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

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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?

Tania Luna

“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

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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?

You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.

Anne Lamott

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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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