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3142: [Part 2] How to Make Your Own Luck by Mark Manson on Turning Ordinary Moments into Extraordinary Fortunes

3142: [Part 2] How to Make Your Own Luck by Mark Manson on Turning Ordinary Moments into Extraordinary Fortunes

Update: 2024-04-11
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Episode 3142:

In "How to Make Your Own Luck - Part 2," Mark Manson explores the unconventional wisdom that taking risks and stepping out of one's comfort zone can significantly increase one's chances of experiencing serendipity. By embracing spontaneity and seizing opportunities, Manson argues, we can turn ordinary moments into extraordinary fortunes. This piece is not just a call to be more adventurous but a nuanced look at how success is often the result of numerous failed attempts and the importance of maximizing the return on luck.

Read along with the original article(s) here: https://markmanson.net/how-to-make-your-own-luck

Quotes to ponder:

"Spontaneity will open you up to more potential opportunities and adventures."

"What is commonly perceived as luck is often merely someone who wasn’t afraid to screw up a few dozen times."

"Optimists are more likely to identify a lot of 'false positives' — believing something is good when it’s really bad — while pessimists will more likely identify 'false negatives' — believing something is bad when it’s actually good."

Episode references:

RESEARCH SHOWS LUCK PLAYS A CRUCIAL ROLE IN LIFE SUCCESS: https://driven-woman.com/blog/archive/research-shows-luck-plays-a-crucial-role-in-life-success/

"Success and Luck" by Robert H. Frank: https://a.co/d/4P4Kuk0

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3142: [Part 2] How to Make Your Own Luck by Mark Manson on Turning Ordinary Moments into Extraordinary Fortunes

3142: [Part 2] How to Make Your Own Luck by Mark Manson on Turning Ordinary Moments into Extraordinary Fortunes

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