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What"s luck got to do with it?

Twelve entrepreneurs reveal the secrets behind their success

by Gregory K. Ericksen

  • 350 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Businesspeople -- United States.,
    • Entrepreneurship -- United States.,
    • Success -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGregory K. Ericksen ; Ernst & Young LLP.
      ContributionsErnst & Young.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC102.5.A2 W48 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 231 p. :
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1012537M
      ISBN 100471179981
      LC Control Number96053187
      OCLC/WorldCa36133333

      Is it luck? No, of course not, but it sure helps to be in the right place at the right time for the right person. And the only way you ensure that is by getting your book – the best work you can write – out there to as many people as possible. CHAPTER 2 The Professionals Luck Becomes Measurable. On one nice Trick depends the gen’ral Fate,An Ace of Hearts steps forth; the King unseen,Lurk’d in her Hand, and mourn’d his captive springs to Vengeance with an eager Pace,And falls like Thunder on the prostrate Ace.

        Probability determines luck. If you don’t play, you’ll never win. Author Frans Johansson likens luck to betting in his book The Click Moment: Seizing Opportunity in an Unpredictable World. He suggests placing small, purposeful, bets to experience the positive outcome known as good luck. We gravitate towards our routines and habits.   What’s Luck Got To Do With It? The True Meaning of Luck. 5/4/ by Luann Udell This post is by Luann Udell, regular contributing author for ’s blogged since about the business side–and the spiritual inside–of art.

      What does luck have to do with? Nothing! About the author: Fred Alan Wolf is the National Book Award-winning author of Taking the Quantum Leap, The Spiritual Universe and 13 other books and 3 audio books. His latest book is entitled Dr. Quantum’s Little Book of Big Ideas. For more information please visit: ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $


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