Luck is magic. But magic tricks take preparation.
There’s a lot of work into making it look easy. It’s no surprise that the best things happen to people that are ready to welcome and execute opportunity.
If you’ve been lucky, you know immediately or not whether you deserve it. Even the meek recognize a moment of earned fortune.
Luck is preparedness
Beginner’s luck only happens in cards. The practice is non-negotiable. Diligence increases your chances of success.
So the experienced photographer is adept at capturing the key shot. The persistent scientist stumbles upon synchronicities between different compounds. Eureka moments are a myth to the dedicated.
Keep your eyes on the prize. Know when to focus down like a hedgehog and expose yourself to as many diverse experiences as possible like a fox.
Put in the effort and you’ll learn how to manufacture your own luck if it doesn’t already meet your halfway.