Sat.Dec 03, 2022

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Confidence doesn’t help win the lottery

Seth Godin Blog

It doesn’t matter how sure you are that this is a winning ticket, the ticket doesn’t care. And there are lots of lotteries in our lives. I was talking to a fifteen-year old the other day. He’s decided to devote the next decade of his life to getting drafted to play in the NBA. Without a doubt, effort and skill make a huge impact on whether you’ll even make the final 5,000 people who have a shot at making the NBA.