Three Stupid Easy Ways To Make Yourself Luckier (According to Scott Adams, author of Dilbert)
Are some people just born lucky? Or is there something you can do to make yourself luckier? In his book, How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big, Scott Adams teaches us three ways to become instantly luckier.
Put yourself in the Room (go where the luck is)
Last week, my friend Wolfgang invited me to a Bach Symphony concert. I almost didn’t go because I had a living crisis (I was two days away from being homeless), but at the concert, his friend Christian offered me his guest room for the month. Just like that, my crisis was solved.
“Every skill you acquire doubles your odds of success”
When you learn multiple talents, especially complementary talents, you explode your options. For example, if you are a software engineer, but combine your programming skills with public speaking, you automatically become a better management candidate. More skills = more opportunities.
Dress for Success
Dressing for Success is the easiest thing you can do to become luckier. Imagine you’re wearing sweatpants and a stained hoody and bump into the love of your life. Perhaps you can still win her over, but you’d be in a better spot if you’d groomed yourself well in the morning. Dress like you have a job interview every day.
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