"Successful" people make things happen. They are proactive rather than reactive. They make their future. And when you can take responsibility for your words, actions, and behavior, you have more control of your destiny.
There are three kinds of people: Those who make things happen; those who watch things happen; and those who wonder what just happened.
Yes, you might get lucky and a $100 bill might fly in through your window while you’re sitting on the couch, but your luck of finding some money on the street would improve if you were outside walking in the first place.
A colleague may appear to be lucky when he tells you that he got eight new clients today; until you find out that he started working two hours before you and skipped his lunch break. He also took that online course on “Completing The Sale” that you thought wouldn’t be worth it.
- Derived from an article titled “8 Habits of Highly Lucky People” by Neil Farber M.D, Ph.D