make (one's) own luck

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make (one's) own luck

To rely on one's skill, perseverance, and ability to capitalize on opportunity, rather than relying solely on luck itself. A truly good businessperson knows how to make their own luck. You can't just waiting around for success to fall into your lap!
See also: luck, make, own

make your own luck

be successful through your own efforts and opportunism.
See also: luck, make, own