Lucky People Share!

Get Lucky Like the Irish

Being that it is St. Patrick’s day today, I decided to look into a little bit of the origins of the day. Since this blog is all about luck and getting lucky, I decided to focus on the well known phrase

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Get Lucky by Becoming Best Friends with Technical Support

I love Dilbert Comics… Unfortunately, Tech Support like this is way too common.   This morning I got an email telling me that my office’s server for our email and website was at 90% capacity

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Eat Today, For Tomorrow You May Diet

  I have always been somewhat conscious of my weight. I remember when I was 80 lbs. and I would hold down on the counter while weighing myself to add on some weight and make me feel a little bigger.

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Get Lucky by Saving a Penny

Everyone has heard the saying, “a penny saved, is a penny earned”. I know I grew up hearing it. I always took it too literally and thought of it as just being pennies. I often thought to myself,

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Mission Impossible or Possible: Get lucky With a Mission

A mission is a powerful goal with purpose and meaning behind it. I have spoken about the importance of making goals and writing them down. Now I will discuss the role of a mission or mission statement. The

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To Dump Or Not To Dump: Passing Work Over To Your Employees

 Here is a cute business lesson I heard a while ago: A crow was sitting atop a ladder, doing nothing all day long. A small rabbit saw the crow and asked him, “Can I also sit like you and do nothing

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More Ways To Get Lucky By Learning A Foreign Language

I just got back from Buenos Aires this weekend and have been sick as a dog since then. Maybe I’ll write an article on how to get lucky by preventing sickness when traveling. In the meanwhile, I have

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What My Trip To Argentina Taught Me About Luck

I am writing this article from my hotel room in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  I am here for a very short 24 hours on business all the way from New York City and it is amazing to what one can learn from

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I Hope You Dance Like Nobody is Watching

This past week while I was driving, I was listening to the radio and the song I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack came on. It’s a nice sounding song but it is one of those that you tune out and use as

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Top 5 Reasons That You Are Not At Your Ideal Weight

1. You don’t have time. The truth is, if something is important to you, you will make time for it. Think of anything that you really wanted badly in life and notice that you were able to

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Get Lucky by Taking Baby Steps

My one year old daughter just took her first couple of steps recently and it is an amazing site to see. To see how much effort and determination she puts into each movement of her foot while trying to

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Get Lucky by Learning How to Handle Depression

Depression is in my opinion one of the worst sicknesses around. It causes a downhill whirlwind that digs you deeper and deeper into your self pity and causes you to rot in everyway possible. Depression

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Get Lucky by Educating Yourself about the Fine Print

Pretty much anywhere you go today, there will be some fine print somewhere that people are legally obligated to mention but they don’t want you to know about. You will find in on ads and commercials,

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Get Lucky by Rereading a Book

Unlucky people often think that they won’t gain anything from books, audio books, lectures or seminars. Although they often know about the subject, in my experience, there is always something new that

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Get Lucky by Investing Your Time with Compound Interest

Time is the Most Valuable Asset The most valuable asset in the world is time. Time is the only asset in the world that is absolutely finite and once you lose some, you will never get it back. Time can

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Flexible People Get Lucky

To get lucky you need to be extremely flexible and I don’t mean being able to touch your toes or even put your foot around your head. I mean flexible in how you get things done. The world and everything

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The Tortoise and the Hare Can Both Get Lucky

I never realized how much meaning the story of the tortoise and the hare really had. I always knew the moral of the story ever since I heard it for the first time when I was a little kid. Lately I have

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It Is Easier Today Than Ever Before To Get Lucky

Since the creation and popularity of the internet, the world has transitioned into the “Information Age”. Today, the most valuable asset is information because it is something that stays with you

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Get Lucky by Asking Questions

When I was in grade school, I remember being absolutely petrified of raising my hand and speaking up in class. I didn’t like to ask questions because I wasn’t sure of the reaction that I would get.

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Get Lucky by Preventing a Financial Landslide

I wrote a couple times about how I am tracking my finances and that they are all pretty much automatic since all my accounts are linked to each other. I have to say, it gives me a great amount of joy to

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You Can Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

I have come to the realization that there comes a point in everybody’s life that they say “I am happy with where I am” and they just stop moving forward. The last two articles I wrote were about

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Get Lucky By Keeping Up With Change Part II

Yesterday I wrote an article about keeping up with change and not relying on what your father did before you or his father before that. I feel very strongly so I am going to write another post or two

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Get Lucky By Keeping Up With Change

Have you ever heard someone say something to the effect of “it’s worked for me this long, it will continue to work” or “my father did this, my grandfather did this, his father did this and so on”?

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Get Lucky by Disciplining Yourself

Another piece of advice from The Richest Man in Babylon  is to discipline yourself when it comes to saving your money. They give the example of a man who decides that he is going to throw one pebble

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Get Lucky by Paying Yourself First and Saving Some Copper

Back to the book “The Richest Man in Babylon”, here is another lesson that I feel is important to share. “Put in 10 pieces of copper into your purse but only take out 9”. When working for pieces

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Get Lucky By Flying Out Of Bed

One of the most remarkable things about being a parent is how much I can learn from my children in any situation. Children are pure and don’t have any outside motivations or involvement in politics

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Get Lucky by Helping the Future You

Jerry Seinfeld has a routine about people always messing over their “future selves”.  Be it “night me” vs. “morning me” or “present me” vs. “me in 12 months”, it’s all the same idea. 

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Free Advice Has a Price

I started reading the book, The Richest Man in Babylon this morning on the subway on the way to work. I have read a few reviews on the book, added it to my amazon.com cart and it arrived this past week.

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Does Billboard Advertising Placement Take Luck?

I was driving down the highway last night on the way home from a conference and my mind started to wonder. All along the side of the highway I saw billboards for all kinds of different companies and services.

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Change Your Habits and Get Lucky

One of the most important ways to get lucky is by developing lucky habits. Everyone in the world has habits, some are good, some are bad, and some don’t make a difference one way or another. The point

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