WARNING: This post is for males only. To get lucky (or unlucky) we must take risks. The more risks the more luck. So what is a catalyst to take risk? Tonight on the ABC show Catalyst they answered this question – for males at least. It’s hot chicks. Catalyst’s story was about a psychology experiment where the [...]
Monthly Archive for July, 2010
Read about The Pursuit of Luck in this article that appeared in NineMSN Money today. By Business Consultant Jason Bresnehan.
You have to embrace chaos – life might just astonish you
Leon Gettler’s article the Luck of the entrepreneur in Fast Company interviews Jason Bresnehan.
I am somewhat a hermit. I spend my days working as a free-lance business consultant. My office is on a small sheep grazing farm in Tasmania, the southern most state of Australia. When I am not working I spend time writing, gardening or just thinking about my opinions, ideas and theories. Or maybe drinking to [...]
There are two reasons the Pursuit of Luck does not apply to entering lotteries or gambling at casinos: 1) With the exception of buying a ticket or the act of a gambling, you can do nothing to influence circumstances which alter the randomness (the number of random collisions) of the process. 2) The upside in lotteries [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Jul 6th, 2010
Only last month I wrote that the Venture Capital (VC) business is a business model based around luck. Fred Wilson, a NYC VC describes his luck tipping point in the venture capital industry: Then I got lucky. The Internet came along. I didn’t know anything about the business of the Internet. But then nobody else [...]