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Book: Lucky or Smart? Secrets to an Entreprenurial Life

Book by Bo Peabody, recommended by Mark Solon while in Techstars.

Main takeaways / quotes

Never let great be the enemy of good. A good decision made quickly is far better than a great decision made slowly.

A company that wants to attract luck should be: fundamentally innovative, morally compelling and philosophically positive. This is because:

  • Lots of smart people will gather around these sorts of companies
  • When smart people gather around these types of companies, they work hard
  • When they work hard, serendipity follows