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How You Can Get Lucky In Business – Learn from Rakuten CEO, Hiroshi Mikitani

You may have never heard of Rakuten Ichiba before.

If so, then let me tell you that you can call it “Japan’s Amazon”. In fact, Rakuten now has expanded to various countries in the world, including Brazil and Indonesia. The company has been listed at number 7 for the most innovative company in the world according to Forbes.

Rakuten’s CEO, Hiroshi Mikitani, is not selfish. He is willing to share his tips on to be successful in business from his experience of growing the company.

From his blog on LinkedIn, Mikitani once shared some tips on how you can be a lucky person. You know, often times when you see someone being successful, other people will say that he/she is “just lucky”.

But what does luck mean?

You may have heard the wise words that say “luck is when opportunity meets preparation”. Or, that “the harder you work, the luckier you get”.

Well, Mikitani has another thing to say. There’s a secret of how you can actually be “lucky” and successful in whatever it is you are doing n…