Tom Heath
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Tom Heath

Business reporter and Value Added columnist for The Washington Post.

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Getting "lucky"

Q: How much does achieving success rely on luck vs. skill? This week a Western Maryland lumberjack named Darvin Moon won $5 million in the World Series of Poker. He insists he is no more skilled at cards than any recreational player. What do you think?

If you develop the capacity to take advantage of luck when it happens your way, you get "lucky" more often.

By Tom Heath  |  November 12, 2009; 7:55 AM ET  | Category:  Skill versus Luck Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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