Are You a Lucky Office Professional?
Success is a funny thing. It’s often different for everyone. Some of us have to start at the very bottom and work our way up. For others, landing that promotion is a matter of a phone call to dad. Most of us fall somewhere in between those two scenarios. But some get further than others in their careers, and this may because of luck—both good and bad.
Many people like to define luck as when preparation meets opportunity. And this is true. The unprepared do not go far in life, and neither do those who never encounter opportunity. This is nothing new, however. We’ve been told from a very young age the importance of working hard and seeking ways to challenge ourselves. But what about those people in the world who are simply unlucky? Or lucky?
This article elaborates, “From the casino to the board room, we all ask these questions as we (or the person next to us) strikes it big: Does luck happen randomly? Or are some people naturally luckier than others? If so, what are they doing right?”
The truth is we don’t know why some people are luckier than others, and we probably never will. Some people commuting home from work today will be in a car accident while others will stop at convenience store and win $100 on a lottery ticket. Though some think that good and bad are related to karma, most of us just accept that despite our best efforts luck will eventually have its way with us.
Office professionals should accept that luck is a powerful force in life, but it should never deter a professional from not wanting to move forward. Keep going no matter what type of luck you have. Know that it is the universe at work and is nothing personal. The universe seeks balance, and if you hang around long enough, your life should balance out too. If you’re lucky enough to have enough time.
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