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Dear Ken

How much do you contribute to luck factor in % for Business success?.

Thanks
Prashant

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Hello Prashant,

My definition of luck is when preparedness meets opportunity. Robust business planning, at all stages of a business life cycle, creates the environment for "luck" to appear. Hope is not a strategy.

“Shallow men believe in luck or in circumstance. Strong men believe in cause and effect.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Warm regards,

Ken

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Ken Tasch

Expertise

My business and management expertise covers: Strategic Planning Business Operations Marketing/Sales/Business Development Manufacturing Engineering

Experience

I've started multiple businesses and managed others businesses, as president, in my 45 year career. I've worked for large multi-nationals as well as small businesses, both public and private. I've written an eBook on business capture management which can be found on my Web site: www.goLAUNCHsales.com. I am finalizing a general business book which I plan to publish this year. The book is an encyclopedia of business information.

Organizations
I'm a top contributor in LinkedIn's Harvard Business Review Group. I co-manage The Cultural Heritage Business & Law World Forum.

Publications
The Harvard Business Review is publishing a short piece on innovation in the upcoming September edition.

Education/Credentials
BSME Mechanical Engineering Non-degree graduate work at the Thunderbird School of Global Management

Past/Present Clients
I formally retired from the corporate world last year. I've since started a consulting and executive coaching business called LAUNCH™ Business Consulting. Information on all my current clients is confidential.

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