Behka’s Enquiring Minds: Do You Feel Lucky? [OPINION]
No matter how smart and hard working you are, to get your dream job, you still need LUCK. In a new survey, 84% of people said that luck is necessary to achieve all of your career aspirations. The survey also found that the majority of people believe with hard work, you can put yourself in a better position to be ready when your lucky break arrives.According to a new survey of 7,000 workers by LinkedIn, you can be the smartest, hardest-working, most incredible employee in the world . . . but ultimately, you still need LUCK.
84% of people said that luck is necessary to achieve your dream career aspirations. That being said . . . both men and women said you can control your own luck on some level. 71% of men and 68% of women said that having a strong work ethic puts you in position to be ready when your lucky break arrives. The survey also found that U.S. workers consider themselves the seventh luckiest of any country. Japanese workers rated themselves the luckiest, South Koreans were second, and Austrians were third. Australians rated themselves least lucky.
So, I thought I'd ask what you guys thought about all this. Do you believe in luck? Has anything happened to you that you attribute to luck? Do you have good luck charms - and if so, what are they? Tell me in our survey and I'll share your answers on the air!