May 2, 2005
News & Opinion: Richard Pachter Looks for Luck
NEWS & OPINION: Eileen Shapiro/Howard Stevenson Interview
By 800-CEO-READ, published April 1, 2005, at 12:19 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
In this audio interview, I talk with Eileen Shapiro and Howard Stevenson, author of Make Your Own Luck: 12 Practical Steps To Taking Smarter Risks In Business. We talk about making bets, Martha Stewart, Jack Welch and how companies can use the principles in Blink. mp3, 35:53, 16.
NEWS & OPINION: Don't Save Nanoseconds: Say YES, when you want to say NO!
By 800-CEO-READ, published October 15, 2004, at 2:08 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Want to save a few seconds? "Don't say yes when asked to do something, Say NO. " is the standard advice.
NEWS & OPINION: Creating Your Own Luck
By 800-CEO-READ, published August 18, 2004, at 4:23 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior
The name I affectionately gave those who seize serendipity and capture coincidence is You Never Know It Alls. Having heard the phrase 'you never know' all of my life and having said it more ofter than I can remember, it continues to have impact on creating luck. You Never Know It Alls dont conform to the Keep it to yourself, play your cards close to your chest school.
NEWS & OPINION: Lots of Luck
By 800-CEO-READ, published August 16, 2004, at 4:39 PM – Filed under: Personal Development & Human Behavior
There are three books coming out in the next few months that deal with the topic of luck. The first is Good Luck: Create the Conditions for Success in Life and Business by Alex Rovira and Fernando Trias de Bas. Jack wrote a review and posted already this month.
NEWS & OPINION: With a Little Bit of Luck
By 800-CEO-READ, published August 25, 2004, at 7:30 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
TRAIT TWO: Make Small Talk As I travel across the country giving presentations, I have learned that many people hold small talk in low regard. In my research for What Do I Say Next? I discovered that the only people who put down small talk, are the ones who are bad at it.