Summary of Make Your Own Luck

Success Tactics You Won't Learn In Business School

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Make Your Own Luck book summary
To seize an opportunity, you must put something valuable at risk.

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6 Innovation

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Peter Morgan Mash seems to be one of those people upon whom good fortune shines. Just when he’s about to lose a big deal, chance rears its beautiful head to help him on his way; just when he’s about to give up on meeting a key potential investor, he ends up stuck in the elevator with him. To what does Mash attribute his good fortune? Simple kindness, integrity and personal values. By stressing these personal attributes, he says that anyone can benefit from the kindness of life. getAbstract.com recommends this book to anyone convinced that the universe is a basically friendly place.

In this summary, you will learn

  • A view of life maintaining that values, integrity and good deeds are rewarded
  • How serendipity often provides unexpected opportunity
  • How to change your actions and values to become the person you want to be
 

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Serendipity
Imagine that you are trying to close the biggest business deal of your career. All you need is venture capital to bankroll a group of scientists whose work shows tremendous commercial potential. There is one investor who works on Park Avenue in New York who could make the deal...
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About the Authors

As the Co-Founder of Paramount Capital, Inc.,Peter Morgan Kash has co-raised more than $500 million in venture capital and has helped start more than 12 successful companies. He has also taught at the Wharton School of Business, and is currently a visiting professor at several institutions. Tom Monte is a freelance author and writer who has co-authored several best sellers, including Robert Pritikin’s, Weight Loss Breakthrough.


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