Your level of success is predetermined by the words you use on a day-to-day basis. Avoid these five “failure” words.
The words that people use on a day-to-day basis determine whether they’ll achieve failure or success. There are five words that, in my observation, frequently show up in the conversation of losers, much more so than in winners. Here they are:
While it’s true that unforeseen events can affect outcomes, it’s not “luck” that made the difference. It’s the events. Luck had nothing to do with it.
Believing in “luck” focuses your thoughts on an imaginary construct that neither you, nor anybody else, can change or affect.
What’s worse, luck is an excuse that explains away failure (“It was just bad luck”) and devalues your successes. (e.g. “It was just good luck.”) [read]