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

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

  • Karina
    Aug 25, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Cindy
    Aug 26, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Jessica
    Sep 20, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Laura
    Aug 17, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Maraezimmerman
    Sep 08, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Cameron
    Oct 12, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Mostafa
    Aug 14, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Delia Turner
    Aug 27, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

  • Randi Abel
    Aug 16, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Scott
    Sep 15, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Olimpia
    Oct 11, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • David Hoffman
    Sep 14, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Marce
    Sep 06, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Christine
    Oct 08, 2018

    3.5 ...

  • Nessy Dimitrova
    Sep 21, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

  • Ketan
    Sep 15, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Ruoh Peng
    Oct 14, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Sandy
    Aug 21, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

  • Venice Li
    Sep 20, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • James
    Sep 15, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Ali Sirri
    Sep 15, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Richard Moore
    Sep 18, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Lisa Walker
    Aug 25, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Sarah
    Sep 03, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Jason
    Sep 18, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Kevin
    Aug 28, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Wynton Wheeler
    Sep 15, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Vihang
    Sep 09, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

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  • Davide
    Sep 15, 2018

    3.5 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...