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Instant Millionaires: The Secrets of Overnight Success by Max Gunther

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16. Instant Successes Yet To Be

We’ve noted that there are many possible routes to instant success. If you’ve been reading this book with alert self-interest, it must have occurred to you more than once that almost any route could conceivably open up for you on some bright day in the future. Instant success can arise from all kinds of interesting circumstances.

Such circumstances are largely unpredictable. You can’t know, for example, whether you will, one day, find yourself in a right place at a right time – as happened to motorcycle magnate Kenny Brown. You can’t know whether you will chance to find inspiration in some other man’s idea, as happened to Dan Renn, the fire-alarm man. The only thing you can hope to predict is that you will be ...

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