Do you buy a lottery ticket?

Do you buy a lottery ticket?
Play poker?
Ignore the red light at the corner?
Eat in the company cafeteria?

You guessed it – I’m back to luck.

Based on lots of discussion and comment – I decided to go one more round.

You have to be in it to win it – in other words, you make your luck by buying a lottery ticket or tempt it by eating in the cafeteria – you get my drift. Your luck – if you will – goes into play by your action – or inaction. But at the end of the day – it’s random – you can buy the lottery ticket every week of your life and never win, or eat in the cafeteria every day and never get sick. Random – pure and simple.

So much for my notion of making your own luck – as was pointed out to me by a number of my correspondents.  Sure you play – but it’s still random.

The thought troubled me – sure, there is randomness but…I passionately believe we can control more than we think.

Then I saw the following…listen:

I say luck is when an opportunity comes along, and you’re prepared for it.
Denzel Washington

And there you have it! A new spin!!!!

Think on it – personal or business – and even if you believe luck is random, be prepared….

In fact, think of all the lottery winners who lost it all….

What do you think?

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