What if you could make your own luck? [Webinar]By Kelly James on June 15, 2012 in The Future of Work
Do you ever wonder how some people always seem to have luck on their side? Whether you believe in luck or not, there is something to be said for being in the right place at the right time. Imagine if you could harness the power of luck to make good things happen in your life? For example, say you could identify and plan for the next major market shift that is going to impact your business – and adapt your strategies to control the outcome to your advantage. Instead of blindly reacting to unplanned events, you could actually architect good luck into your business, hone your skills to recognize the next big opportunity, and provide the space for things to go unexpectedly right. Seems impossible, right?
According to Lane Becker, co-author of New York Times bestseller “Get Lucky”, polishing your skills to harness luck is not only learnable, it is the key ingredient some of the world’s most admired leaders cite for their success. Lane defines this type of luck as ‘planned serendipity’ – where individuals can influence the outcome of unplanned encounters simply by exercising certain behaviors.
This week, Lane joined us for a Rypple Leadership Webinar to share his insights on the mechanics of luck, and explore how some of the word’s most successful business leaders have developed the capacity to:
1) Put themselves in the path for chance opportunities
2) Identify the really great opportunities that come your way
3) Take action on those that matter most
You can watch the recording and see the slides below.
View the Slides
Watch the Recording
This post is part of The Future of Work, a series exploring the changing nature of work through articles, interactive media, and social discussion.