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Even the most successful people couldn't achieve much without some measure of good fortune, but it's easy to forget the role that luck and help from others plays in our success. It turns out that dwelling on the role of luck in our success can profoundly affect the way we see the world.
Our tendency to rely on narratives to explain the world distorts our understanding of what it takes to be successful.
Author of the bestselling memoir "Eat, Pray, Love" explores the ways in which artists have been viewed throughout the centuries, and the need to change how society conceives of creative genius.
Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others? Decades of research on achievement suggests that successful people reach their goals not simply because of who they are, but more often because of what they do.