herbertlui
Herbert Lui
herbertlui
Mar 27 2015
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I think it's definitely a prerequisite. A close friend once said, People like to do business with people they like.

Mar 27 2015
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Interesting. I think that's a neat summary of the factors (although I imagine attitude isn't that external of a factor, yet heavily influences everything else). Thanks for sharing!

Mar 27 2015
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Thanks for sharing your story. Really fascinating to see how one "random" connection could lead up a chain of fortunate events.

Mar 27 2015
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Nice quote. I do think the article explains it in a bit more detail ;-)

Mar 27 2015
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Good point, thanks for chiming in.

Mar 27 2015
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Luck is probability. It's about chance, and it can't be controlled. It's just that some people seem to—consistently—play the odds better than others. Persistent people appear "luckier" than others, most of the times because we don't see the enormous amount of bets that fell flat. Read more

Mar 27 2015
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I think he just used it as a way of filtering people he'd meet. So for example, if he thought of the color green, then he'd just introduce himself to people wearing green. I imagine that even though it's a random filter, it helps him get un-stuck/un-paralyzed (instead of asking, "wow, who should I talk to?", the Read more

Mar 27 2015
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For sure. Even if something doesn't have an immediate positive outcome, you never know when or how seemingly unrelated experiences or ideas come together down the line.

Mar 27 2015
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Absolutely. Thanks for sharing!

Mar 25 2015
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Yes, my oversight. I don't think I linked to it—thanks for sharing! :-)

Mar 23 2015
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Thanks for sharing!

Mar 23 2015
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Thanks for the list and summaries :-) annoying to hear they're hitting cell phones now too. I guess it was inevitable...

Mar 23 2015
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Wow, I imagine the shock would be pretty terrible. I think one simple solution is apparent in your story (call the child or grandchild, or the school!). Read more

Mar 23 2015
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Thanks for sharing those two points! Appreciate it.

Mar 23 2015
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Right on, I doubt they have a do not call list (or would willingly put you on it) but hanging up early is a good tactic.

Mar 23 2015
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Hahaha that's awesome.