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All posts by Amir Lehrer

Get Lucky by Hoping for the Best and Preparing for the Worst


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I was just thinking about Nickelback’s song “If Today Was Your Last Day” and it really struck a chord. He talks about the best advice that his friend gave him to live each day like it’s his last

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The Music Industry Doesn’t Get It and They Need to Change To Get Lucky


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I was listening to a recent Media Hacks podcast (episode 10) where C.C. Chapman, Hugh McGuire, Julien Smith and host Mitch Joel discussed piracy of books online and music. Music piracy has been a hot topic

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The Anti-Luck: I Can Do it with my Eyes Closed


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If you’ve been following this blog, you will know that to get lucky, you must open yourself up to as many new opportunities as possible. Keeping your eyes open to see any changes that can lead to new

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Mass Media: The News We Want You to Know


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Last week during my stay in Hawaii, I was interviewed by Brianne Randle of KHON2, an affiliate of Fox News about homelessness in Hawaii and how it affects tourism. Apparently, there have been streams

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Facebook’s Famous 25 Random Things About Me


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Facebook recorded 5 million additional notes written over the past week.  Someone started this little viral exercise of writing 25 random notes about themselves and then tagging 25 of their friends with

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The Biggest Loser is the One Watching the Show Instead of Losing Weight Himself


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There are so many reality TV shows where you can watch other people do what you want to do. On the shows, people lose weight, get a job, start a business, become a top singer or model, find a spouse or

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The Wise Man Gets Lucky so why not be Wise?


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No skill can compare to knowing where to find all the information you need. When you know where to go, all other skills become accessible to you.

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Get Lucky by Getting your Ducks, even if they’re not in a Row


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I hear so many people saying that they will not start item “B” until item “A” is accomplished. For instance, “I will not get married until I have a job”, “I will not have kids until I am

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Take as Many Shots as you Can, No Matter How Bad


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On Saturday night I had the privilege of going to a hockey game with my brother to see the Montreal Canadiens play the Washington Capitals.  Although the Canadiens lost with a couple

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Believe it or not, you are Smarter than Someone!


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All the way through our schooling we are measuring how smart we are.  How well we do on each test, in each subject and most of all compared to the rest of the class and sometimes

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Thanks, You’re a Life Saver!


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Yesterday, www.flidmedia.com, my new company’s websites was on the fritz.  I messed something up in the backend and I wasn’t even able to get back into the backend to fix it. 

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Too Much Information Is Your Key to Getting Lucky


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There once was a time where it seemed like there was a finite amount of knowledge out there.  The wise men all knew the same things, had the same education and maybe had a little

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Today was the First Day of the Rest of My Life


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Growing up my father used to tell me that every day was “the first day of the rest of my life”.  He would mostly use the expression when I was starting something fresh like the

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Can you be a Twitter Schizophrenic?


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I just had a conversation with a friend of mine who has five twitter accounts, one is personal and then four of them are each a stream for different topics.   I don’t know what

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy


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I heard a little story a while back about a woman working in the market place and along came a man who swiped one of her products off her table and started to run away.  The woman

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Your Mood Can Determine Your Luck


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Sometimes when I’m really frustrated, worrying about something or in a bad mood I sit down and play video games to calm myself down and forget about my problems.  The main thing

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Think Out of Big Box Central


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Yesterday I was discussing iphone applications with a friend who just started developing them.  We then moved the conversation to the web and business in general.  When I suggested

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What Should I Read Next?


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Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking    

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Make Tomorrow Count by Using Today


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“Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be. But what will happen in all the other days that ever come can depend on what you do today.” Ernest Hemingway In September, I started posting

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Work to Live – Don’t Miss the Point


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My family is my goal; my income is just a means to the goal So many people miss the point.  They work hard to make money and then work some more.  To get lucky, you need to define

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The Scariest and Most Exciting Thing in My Life


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Yesterday I wrote about my decision to start a business instead of finding a job. Taking this step is the most exciting and scariest thing I have ever done in my life.  There are so

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Why I Didn’t Get a Job


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To get a good job, you have to put in the effort When we decided that we wanted to move, I started looking for jobs in different cities and we would move to the city that gave us the

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Changing Places: How a Move can Increase your Luck


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Luck potential is everywhere When you’re in a new city, the luck potential is unlimited.  Everything is new and fresh for you and the opportunities hit you in the head if you’re

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Lucky Quotes for September


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Here are some more lucky quotes to think about: “I don’t believe that old cliche that good things come to those who wait. I think good things come to those who want something so bad they can’t

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Google Chrome, What is Google Doing?


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As many of you may know, a few weeks ago, Google launched Chrome, their new internet browser.  Since this site is all about “getting lucky”, I decided to wait a little while

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Get Smart and Lucky by Taking Notes


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Mitch Hedberg , the comedian has a famous bit that when he is in bed and thinks of something funny he has to either get out of bed and find a pen and paper to write it down or convince

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Trying is the First Step Towards Failure and Failure is the First Step Towards Success


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I’m a big Simpsons fan… or at least I was when I used to watch the show.  I even wrote my high school thesis on Homer.  One quote of Homer’s that’s been running through

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Lessons I Learned From Losing my Sites


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As you may know, both this site and Sucky Poems went down last week for a couple of days.  It turns out that the 1and1 databases were not compatible with the upgrade to the newest

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Get Lucky by Facing Your Fears


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If you are human (or Scooby), you have fear. Everyone fears something, it is just how we deal with the fear that determines if it will cause good or bad luck. It could be fear of what people will

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Lucky Update


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I want to give you, my readers an apology since Get Lucky has been down for the last couple of days.  I upgraded my wordpress to the latest version and something went wrong in the

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