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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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How To Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You

How To Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You

What does it take to become world-class? Is it the result of passion? What about sacrifice? What if your passion and interest in something isn’t enough? The music business is dominated by blockbusters. The vast majority of artists are either just getting by, or stuck. In the middle there are some career artists. However, there… Continue Reading

The Top 40 Music Industry Social Media Influencers Of 2015

The Top 40 Music Industry Social Media Influencers Of 2015

At Three Sixty Deal, the mission is to serve artists by providing useful and actionable information. For the first time, we’ve compiled a list highlighting The Top 40 Music Industry Social Media Influencers of 2015.   Continue Reading

23 Toxic Habits That Cause Musicians To Fail

23 Toxic Habits That Cause Musicians To Fail

Life is a series of habits. Most of what you do throughout the day happens semi-unconsciously. Have you ever driven home from a familiar location only to realize that you don’t remember a moment of your drive? That is the result of a habit. Your brain shifts its focus to other matters when you are… 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

Three Sixty Deal

Three Sixty Deal

 Three Sixty Deal Mission Statement We are here to give you ONLY the information you need on how to succeed in the music business. You don’t need to do everything to be successful, only the right things. I’ve collected a team of colleagues in the industry who are here to share the insights you need… Continue Reading