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Always Assume Success, but Learn to Accept Failure


May. 9, 2014 LinkedIn

During the last two years, I have lived in three countries, garnering experience in various high-growth venture-backed tech companies, working in both marketing and finance roles.

A few weeks ago, LinkedIn let me know that I am on their list of top 15 “Ones to Watch” graduates in the UK. As a Spaniard, my prospects when graduating university, even when attending one of the top institutions in the country, were not particularly good, so you could say I am very lucky to have ended up where I am right now.

However, while I’m thankful for the opportunities I’ve been given, in my opinion there is no such thing as luck. Luck is where preparation meets opportunity.

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