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150 Ultimate Business Secrets by Dan Matthews

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Luck

Luck is a factor but hard work makes the difference

Adrian Moorhouse, Lane4

Adrian Moorhouse was brought up to not believe in luck, but he acknowledges that it plays its part in business. While hard work and competence will get you far, most successful entrepreneurs have experienced some form of fortune in their career. For Moorhouse it was meeting his co-founders.

“I met my co-founders at Loughborough University. They had been commissioned by 3M to train their managers like coaches train athletes; they had taken a chance because they thought it would be useful.

“I was working for the Olympics Association at the time and I happened to share a room with one of the guys. I saw that the idea had legs and that these academics were ...

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