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How Luck Happens: Using the Science of Luck to Transform Work, Love, and Life

How Luck Happens: Using the Science of Luck to Transform Work, Love, and Life

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ISBN 9781101986394
Barcode 9781101986394
Published 6 March 2018 by Dutton Books
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Kaplan, Janice
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ISBN-13 9781101986394
ISBN-10 1101986395
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Dutton Books
Imprint Dutton Books
Publication Date 6 March 2018
Publication Country
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Kaplan, Janice
Category Probability & Statistics
Advice On Careers & Achieving Success
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Success, Self-actualization (Psychology), MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General, SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Success
NBS Text Careers & Success
ONIX Text General/trade
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 36mm
Weight 544g
Dewey Code 158
Catalogue Code 937091

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A delight ... chock full of good advice about how to make your own luck. --Daniel Gilbert, Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, and bestselling author of Stumbling on Happiness As much as we hate to admit it, luck plays a huge role in our lives. This sprightly book explores whether we might be able to make a little more of it. --Adam Grant, bestselling author of Give and Take, Originals, and Option B with Sheryl Sandberg A game-changer! Clear, smart, and elegantly written, How Luck Happens is an ingenious treatise on how to make your own luck. I was transfixed, and now have a pile of science-based strategies to make my dreams come true. You will too. --Helen Fischer, Research Fellow, The Kinsey Institute, and bestselling author of The Anatomy of Love In this genial, upbeat overview... the authors illustrate how individuals managed successfully to place the constellations of good fortune in alignment. --Kirkus This intelligent, entertaining book is the most compelling argument to date that you make your own luck. --Martin E.P. Seligman, Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and bestselling author of Learned Optimism Nothing is more important than luck. How Luck Happens reveals the science behind the mystery of luck and shows you how to create more for yourself. Getting lucky never felt so good. --Paul J. Zak, author of Trust Factor and The Moral Molecule Finally! A thoughtful book that shows how people are able to generate an abundance of luck for themselves and others. Read this book to open your mind and heart to new possibilities and most importantly, the chance to start making a luckier world. --Deepak Chopra, bestselling author of The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success and You Are the Universe

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Author's Bio

Janice Kaplan has enjoyed wide success as a magazine editor, television producer, writer, and journalist. The former editor-in-chief of Parade magazine, she is the author of thirteen popular books including the New York Times bestseller The Gratitude Diaries, which received international praise. She has appeared regularly on network television shows and lives in New York City and Kent, Connecticut. Dr. Barnaby Marsh is an expert on risk taking. As a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, he did pioneering research on decision making in complex situations. He works with leaders of major corporations, foundations, and philanthropists, and continues academic research at both the Center for Evolutionary Dynamics at Harvard and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He lives in New York City and Bridgewater, New Jersey

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