Helzberg's story illustrates the effect of luck in business, but good fortune also plays a vital role in all aspects of our lives. Luck and good fortune occur beyond a person's control, without regard to someone's will, intention, or desire. Luck is supernatural and deterministic concept that is a force which prescribes that events occur. There are cultural views of luck that vary from perceiving luck as a matter of random chance to attributing to luck explanations of faith or superstition.
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