Super-successful people believe in luck. They believe in it more consistently than they believe in education, creativity, investing, and a lot of other things commonly associated with building wealth.
That’s what I found in the survey research that forms the basis for my book, The First Habit: The One Technique that Can Change Your Life (click here to download it for free!). About 80 percent of self-made millionaires say luck is important in achieving success, compared with just 25 percent who said the same about getting a good formal education. With ordinary middle-class people, though, the ratio was reversed. About 63 percent put their faith in education, while just 42 percent believe in luck. [Read more…]