There has been a tremendous response to my request for your lucky stories. There are already some consistent emerging trends that make some people lucky. They will all go in my new book, and I have space for a few more too. So send me your lucky stories now – firstname.lastname@example.org
The stories so far include:
I feel very lucky to have an amazing knowledge of classical music, but I’ve been actively listening and working at it for the best part of 25 years. It’s probably a case of a mixture of ‘making my own luck’, taking my chances, and pure out-of-the-blue luck, plus some obsessive behaviour thrown in.
“Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself, in your secret reveries, that you were born to control affairs.” –Andrew CarnegieThe key words to me are “in your secret reveries.” Carnegie was calling us to a deeper belief than most experience.
He always warned us not to play on the various one arm bandits and other coin operated games on the pier, as the odds were stacked against us. It transpired however that he used to study them on a regular basis and manually calculated when they were likely to pay out. Following what can only be described as a ‘major winning streak’, he got ‘very lucky’ and was banned from the pier. The owner also threw a particularly ‘unlucky’ machine off the pier and into the sea!