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Work is bad enough, but what if things go really wrong? Learn how to sneak out of a meeting, survive a stockroom avalanche, extract a tie caught in the photocopier, and survive a workplace romance. Hands-on, step-by-step instructions guide you through these and other crises that can strike between 9 and 5, or on the swing shift. This is the one desk reference you can't live without.
"Entertaining and possibly useful"
In this insightful, thoroughly entertaining book, countless similar case studies of as luck would have it are presented, offering a fascinating survey of the phenomenon. Weaving the subjects' own beliefs about their experiences with compelling research on chance, probability, and luck psychology, As Luck Would Have It also includes research on how to prepare for luck, how to deal with it when it arrives, and how to make the choices that will most benefit you. Are you ready?