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The success equation: untangling skill and luck in business, sports, and investing

By: Mauboussin, Michael.
Publisher: Boston Harvard Business Review Press 2012Description: xi, 293 p.ISBN: 978142284233.Subject(s): Management - General | Success | Success in business. | Ability | Fortune | Decision makingDDC classification: 650.1 Summary: "Much of what we experience in life results from a combination of skill and luck." -- From the Introduction. The trick, of course, is figuring out just how many of our successes (and failures) can be attributed to each--and how we can learn to tell the difference ahead of time. In most domains of life, skill and luck seem hopelessly entangled. Different levels of skill and varying degrees of good and bad luck are the realities that shape our lives--yet few of us are adept at accurately distingui... (http://hbr.org/product/the-success-equation-untangling-skill-and-luck-in-business-sports-and-investing/an/10957E-KND-ENG)
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"Much of what we experience in life results from a combination of skill and luck." -- From the Introduction. The trick, of course, is figuring out just how many of our successes (and failures) can be attributed to each--and how we can learn to tell the difference ahead of time. In most domains of life, skill and luck seem hopelessly entangled. Different levels of skill and varying degrees of good and bad luck are the realities that shape our lives--yet few of us are adept at accurately distingui... (http://hbr.org/product/the-success-equation-untangling-skill-and-luck-in-business-sports-and-investing/an/10957E-KND-ENG)

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