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Is Success Based On Luck? How To Improve Your Chances

Is Success Based On Luck? How To Improve Your Chances

As I write this, the Powerball lottery just surpassed $1 Billion in total payout. After daydreaming about what you would do with the money, imagine if there was a way to improve your odds of winning. Other than purchasing a few hundred million tickets, there really isn’t anything you can do.

The lottery, by definition, is a game of pure luck. There is no skill involved, just the slim chance that you might stumble into millions.

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines LUCK as “the things that happen to a person because of chance: the accidental way things happen without being planned.”

Is success based on luck? You can’t control luck – good or bad. You can’t do anything to improve your luck. The harder you work….you don’t get luckier. Unlike the popular phrase, “the harder you work the luckier you get.”

Let that sink in. Continue Reading

Hack The Media, 3 Proven Tips For Free Music PR

Hack The Media, 3 Proven Tips For Free Music PR

I’m going to let you in on a secret: No, I’m not revealing my deeply help love of ABBA’s greatest hits or my favorite pair of pants. This is about YOU. This is about a fundamental misunderstanding of the way media – specifically blogs – decide how and what they publish. Your parents, teachers and… Continue Reading

The Cagematch: 21 Ways DIY Musicians And Mainstream Artists Knock Each Other Out

The Cagematch: 21 Ways DIY Musicians And Mainstream Artists Knock Each Other Out

On one side we have the queen DIY musician, Amanda Palmer. Ready to pounce from the other side, we have Taylor Swift, a global music superstar. Who has a better career? Taylor has unequivocally achieved more album sales, ticket sales, merchandise, etc. But who is happier? Who has a nicer life? To some artists, the idea of… Continue Reading