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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.”

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3 Ways To Find Hidden Opportunities In The Music Business

3 Ways To Find Hidden Opportunities In The Music Business

Recently I joined a number of colleagues at a showcase for a hot, up and coming band. I won’t say who it is, but the venue was packed with music industry executives. I can’t help but think about how many of those shows and showcases I’ve been to over the years. How many of those… Continue Reading

The Quick Guide to Finding Music Business Jobs

The Quick Guide to Finding Music Business Jobs

Thousands of people set their eyes on the music business¬†as a career path. While still exciting, the industry¬†is more structured than in the early days and opportunities are scarce. In this post we tackle the most common and direct ways to find music business jobs. When CD revenues were at a peak, record labels were… Continue Reading