Can You Learn to Be Lucky?: Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others

Can You Learn to Be Lucky?: Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others

"I don't know when I've been so wowed by a new author" -Chip Health, co-author of The Power of Moments and Switch A talented journalist reveals the hidden patterns behind what we call "luck" -- and shows us how we can all improve outcomes despite life's inevitable randomness. "Do you believe in luck?" is a polarizing question, one you might ask on a first date. Some of us b "I don't know when I've been so wowed by a new author" -Chip Health, co-author of The Power of Moments and Sw...

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Title:Can You Learn to Be Lucky?: Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others
Author:Karla Starr
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:1591846862
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:288 pages pages

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  • Karina
    Aug 25, 2018
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  • Delia Turner
    Aug 27, 2018
    A well-researched and readable motivational book which, though it repeatedly acknowledges the role of privilege and happenstance in finding success, makes some suggestions for improving the odds--that is, how you can go about counteracting the influence of bad luck and adopting the pos...
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    Sep 06, 2018
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    Oct 08, 2018
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  • Nessy Dimitrova
    Sep 21, 2018
    I read this book thanks to Blinkist. This book contains advice I?ve already read before, as well as some very interesting new bits. It gave me a new perspective about old truths. The key message in these blinks: Life often feels random, as though luck is what separates the b...
  • Mark Manderson
    Sep 15, 2018
    Sociability is a predictor of opportunity.  Proximity is a predictor of acquaintanceship.  Appearing last could help your chances of being lucky. Humans like familiar things, so looking the part and being in the right place will increase your luck. Humans are predisposed ...
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  • Sandy
    Aug 21, 2018
    This is just such a great read. Informative, motivating, humorous and soooooo helpful. I can kind of relate to being in such a funk, just laying on the couch and binging on netflix, and struggling to get my shit together. But in each chapter Starr gives concise, well researched and eve...
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  • Davide
    Sep 15, 2018
    No. You cannot learn to be lucky. If you don?t have genes, resources and location, no matter how much hard you?ll work, you won?t achieve that. At least according to this book. But the good news is that you can maximize your lucky opportunities with curiosity to learn/try new...