Brian Wong’s 10 steps to controlling your own luck (Video)
Brian Wong, the founder of mobile rewards network kiip, pulled from his personal and professional experience as an entrepreneur to convince the Big Omaha 2012 audience that people can create their own luck.
"I'm here to say that you can control it," Wong said Friday. "And I'm going give you 10 steps to do that that's based on sort of the last few years of sort of trial and error – a lot of error – but I hope it helps you."
His talk, cleverly titled "Kiip getting lucky," presents the following 10 steps:
- Start playing
- Surround yourself with other lucky people
- Choose a really big field
- (Oops. Make that nine steps.)
- Make a game with less players
- Remove 'unlucky' from your vocabulary
- It's all about relative luck
- Use what *normally* gets you lucky
- Make people lucky
- Luck becomes serendipity
About Brian Wong
Brian Wong is the founder of kiiip, a mobile rewards network, backed by True Ventures. He was recently honored in the prestigious Forbes "30 Under 30," and in Mashable as one of "The Top 5 Young Entrepreneurs to Watch." Techcrunch and the Wall Street Journal called Brian the "youngest person to ever receive funding by a venture capital firm." Before starting kiip, Brian was responsible for key publisher and tech partnerships at the social news website Digg.com.
Find Wong on Twitter: @brian_wong
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