"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 believe that we make our own luck. Others see inequality everywhere and think that everyone's fate is at the whim of the cosmos. Karla Starr has a third answer: unlucky, "random" outcomes have predictable effects on our behavior that often make us act in self-defeating ways without even realizing it.In this groundbreaking book, Starr traces wealth, health, and happiness back to subconscious neurological processes, blind cultural assumptions, and tiny details you're in the habit of overlooking. Each chapter reveals how we can cultivate personal strengths to overcome life's unlucky patterns. For instance:- Everyone has f...
|Title||:||Can You Learn to Be Lucky?: Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others|
|Number of Pages||:||288 pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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Can You Learn to Be Lucky?: Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others Reviews
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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.
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Life often feels random, as though luck is what separates the best from the rest. And it’s true that many events are outside of our control. But when we start to understand how our brains work, and how invisible biases and patterns influence our behavior, we can learn how to be luckier. So ...more