Sandy Olson, Speaker and Owner of Pathway to Success, a motivational company talks about ways to create your own luck.
Frederick, MD – March 1, 2018 – Sandy Olson, owner and speaker with Pathway to Success, a motivation company, recently published an article on her website titled “Don’t Depend On Having The Luck of The Irish.” It’s the time of year when everyone starts talking about four-leaf clovers and they pull out rabbit’s feet dyed green. However, Ms. Olson offers other more dependable methods for creating luck year-round.
Olson writes, “As we come into the month of March and head toward Saint Patrick’s Day, we tend to remember and talk about “the luck of the Irish.” Even though we’ve all probably heard the expression,” she states, “ I realized I’d never wondered how the expression came about. So, I ‘Googled’ it.”
According to Olson, “There are a variety of explanations you’ll find if you do an online search.” She continues adding, “Many of the explanations are more derogatory than the one I’m offering. However, this one from IrishCentral.com is not complementary. It goes like this: “During the gold and silver rush years in the second half of the 19th century, a number of the most famous and successful miners were of Irish and Irish American birth….Over time this association of the Irish with mining fortunes led to the expression ‘luck of the Irish.’ Of course, it carried with it a certain tone of derision, as if to say, only by sheer luck, as opposed to brains, could these fools succeed.” https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/where-does-the-term-the-luck-of-the-irish-come-from
“The point of all this,” writes Olson, “is to say that hoping for “the luck of the Irish” is no way to live. Instead why not learn how to make your own luck and make it all year long, not just during the month of March.” Olson continues, “ I found an article on entrepreneur.com that offers some suggestions to help you make your own luck. I’ve taken and modified some of the ideas from that piece.”
“First of all,” Olson says, “you can improve your chances for luck by becoming more sociable. For instance don’t stick with the people you know at parties, talk to someone new. The more connections you make the more chances of opening doors to new opportunities.”
Another idea Olson offers is, “always envision your life filled with good fortune.” Our thoughts are powerful. If you’re envisioning anything other than good luck, that’s what you’re likely to draw to yourself.”
The entire article can be read at http://www.pathwaytosuccess.training/dont-depend-on-having-the-luck-of-the-irish/
To learn more about Sandy Olson and Pathway to Success, please visit http://www.pathwaytosuccess.training.
About Sandy Olson:
Sandy Olson founded Pathway to Success to use her experience as a successful businessperson to help clients reach their full potential by inspiring them to make positive changes in both their personal and professional lives. She has trained with Jack Canfield to bring his book, The Success Principles ™, to life through customized inspirational and motivational presentations for individuals and organizations.
Her RE/MAX Results real estate firm is the largest in the Frederick, MD area, and grew from three individuals to over 120 Independent Contractors and Employees, all during the worst real estate recession of our time. She instills the knowledge and inspiration from The Success Principles ™ in both herself and her organization.
Sandy graduated from Mount Saint Mary’s University with a B.S. Degree in Business Administration. She has various designations, including Graduate of the Realtor Institute, Certified Residential Broker, and Certified Negotiation Expert. Sandy’s brokerage firm was honored with the RE/MAX Central Atlantic Region Brokerage of the Year Award for 2014.