Some great advice on starting a company, particularly:
The role of luck in success or failure is underestimated.
Yes, success takes hard work, persistence, perseverance, good ideas, and execution. No one talks about luck, though. It’s not inspirational. But luck can get you over the hump or even make up for one of the other factors I mentioned. Luck isn’t a dirty word, so it’s important to remember hard work doesn’t guarantee results.
Thus, as you look at your future, the question should not be, “How can I become a billionaire?” You should ask, “Where can I get Enough?”
The world would be a better place if everyone took this approach.
The whole article is worth a read, if you are interested in entrepreneurship.