CHAPTER 1The Art of Getting on the Radar

What if there were a way you could learn to be lucky?

Think about it. How many times have you witnessed a positive event—such as when an old friend from college lands a plum job at a hot start-up, an otherwise quiet colleague serves up a winning idea that’s implemented companywide, or your neighbor in the cubicle farm snags a coveted invitation to a star-studded industry party—and you chalked it up to luck? If any one of those people told you these opportunities landed in their lap after taking an advanced course in cultivating windfalls, you’d be signing up the next day—or perhaps even within minutes, depending on how satisfied you are with your current situation.

Now I’m going to let you in on a secret: ...

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