What's Luck Got to Do with It?
Earlier this year, I heard Jim Collins, the author of Good to Great, Built to Last, and many other popular business books speak at a conference on leadership. I consider Collins one of the best minds in business and leadership. This was my third time hearing him speak, and like each time before, I left feeling that I had learned something important.
Collins spoke about his latest book, Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos and Luck - Why Some Thrive Despite Them All. And what he had to say about luck really struck me. While he was..