The answer you get depends on who you ask – some say it’s a combination of luck and skill, others, simply being in the right place at the right time. Apparently, around 25% of successful business owners and founders attribute at least part of their success to luck Harvard Business Review ran an interesting article about the topic earlier this year.

Bede also wrote about this topic in more depth at the Lancaster Chamber YPN blog. Have a read, then come back and tell us what you think. Success, is it skill, luck, hard work, or a happy medium?