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Get Lucky: How to Put Planned Serendipity to Work for You and Your Business by Lane Becker, Thor Muller

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In Practice

Contrary to popular belief, geeks are made, not born. You too can nurture the skill of preparation in order to create the conditions for serendipity to strike, as well as to create those conditions in others. Like cooking a turkey, it's all about proper seasoning (or brining) and plenty of time in the oven. It's about giving yourself the space to indulge in an obsession. But remember, it's not the obsession itself that contributes to preparation. Rather, it's the way that immersing yourself in it changes the way you think. Here are some practical tips.

Find Your Obsession

What are you deeply interested in? What are your passions? By this we mean the pursuits that invigorate you and positively affect how you see the world. By identifying ...

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