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Myth 5: Hard Work Always Pays Off

Myth 5: Hard Work Always Pays Off

  • As much as we might want to believe otherwise, when countless people are working equally hard for the same goals, the most important factor is actually going to be... plain old luck!
  • You can't tell people to 'be lucky' in the same way you can cajole them to work hard.
  • Our brains are sensitive to the balance between effort and reward.
  • When the effort we put in is not rewarded as expected, it causes stress and negative emotions.


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