Episode #971
Is Luck Even a Thing in Business? 
March 29, 2019

In episode #971, we discuss if luck is even a thing. Tune in to hear if success is just a matter of good luck.

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TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

  • [00:27] Today’s Topic: Is Luck Even a Thing in Business?
  • [00:35] Neil met Guy Kawasaki and he said he would invest in luck over anything else.
  • [01:10] Jim Collins wrote a post about the “Return on Luck”.
  • [01:35] Being white and upper class was a benefit to the founder of Microsoft.
  • [02:00] However, there are many people who grew up that way, so why are there so few people like Bill Gates?
  • [02:20] Luck is great, but you have to work hard to capitalize on it.
  • [02:45] Eric grew up in a middle-class family, but has had a good deal of success.
  • [03:05] There is something to be said for hard work and execution, because you can’t pick luck.
  • [03:30] Eric found his partner at Clickflow through a stroke of luck (by chance).
  • [04:20] Don’t worry about luck, it will just happen.
  • [04:28] That’s it’s for today!
  • [04:31] We hit our goal of 1 Million downloads! So, we will be throwing a free event in Los Angeles this June. Check out this website if you would like to attend. Remember: we are capping the event at 500 people, so sign up now, if you’re interested!

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