Luck is the residue of design


I’ve always believed this saying to be both an overused cliche, but also dead-on accurate. Now, as Mark Andreessen points out, there’s scientific proof to back it up.

Take the time to read through Mark’s entire post on luck and the entrepreneur. It’s work walking through the excerpts from James Austin’s Chase, Chance & Creativity.

But if you’re really in a hurry, skip to the end for Mark’s summary of the four keys to capturing and leveraging “luck” for entrepreneurs. Well written, and very good advice.