Life is Luck — Here’s How to Plan a Career Around It
Harvard Business Review
JANUARY 27, 2014
Daniel Kahneman has claimed the following as his favorite equation: Success = talent + luck. Kahneman’s implication is that the difference between moderate and great success is mostly luck, not skill. Chance plays a much greater role in our careers than we might wish or even realize. But the downside — the thought of our careers as the playthings of fate — is almost unbearable. Mitigating the risks of uncertainty in your career.