Good Luck Is Hard Work

Google and 3M are by no means the only companies that have figured out that luck is a crucial factor of their mojo, and that they can design their businesses to harness it. Your organization can plan to get lucky just as much as they have. What you're holding is a manual to help you do just that, a manual for luck: what it is, how it works, and how to put it to work for you.

Let's be honest, though: for most of us harnessing luck sounds as bizarre as strategy planning with Tarot cards and palm reading. Yet what we've found is that the ability to harness unexpected discoveries is not just an actual practice; it is rather the essential practice for building a business in a time of accelerating, vertigo-inducing change. Making ...

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