Tony Elumelu Writes On How He Found Success, Says He Was Lucky

Tony Elumelu

Renowned businessman, Tony Elumelu has written about how he became an icon in his sector.

According to the seasoned Economist, luck is one of the major reasons he found success.

He shared his opinion on the microblogging site, Twitter on Monday.

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However, he said that luck cannot take the place of hard work.

He wrote that to get lucky, one must put in the work and have passion.

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He wrote:

I am where I am today because of luck.

Let me be clear: Luck is important, but it is not a substitute for hard work or labour.

Luck is a part of the cocktail that you need for success

He continued:

There are two ingredients for luck -hard work and passion.

The more work you put into something and the more passion you apply, the “luckier” you will find yourself.

You have to work hard, and be passionate and committed about what you do, to be successful and make your own luck.

Elumelu went further to write;

Hardwork and passion are within your power and control, and you should apply them to earn your own luck and to help us foster a better and more prosperous world.”

Equally important, Anthony Onyemaechi Elumelu CFR, born on 22 March 1963 is a Nigerian economist, and philanthropist.

He chairs Heirs Holdings, Transcorp and is the founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation.

In 2020, Elumelu was named on Time’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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