Discover Patterns of Success

By Mike Coday •  Updated: 10/21/23 •  5 min read

Predictable Success

If you’re like I am, you’ve noticed how life is full of predictable patterns.

Have you ever looked out the window of an airplane or seen photos from space? Did you see the patterns?

Almost everything that seems completely random up-close, falls into a system of organization if you can view it from far enough away. From the window of an airplane, nothing seems random. Everything you see has a pattern.

MONEY MAKING TIP: Get the right perspective and there’s a valuable pattern waiting to be discovered.

Quick Summary

  1. Life’s Predictable Patterns: The author opens by highlighting how life is full of predictable patterns, which may seem random up close but reveal a system of organization from a broader perspective.
  2. Perspective and Patterns: There’s a valuable pattern waiting to be discovered if one can gain the right perspective. This concept is presented as a money-making tip, emphasizing the importance of viewing situations from different angles to identify underlying patterns.
  3. Obsession with Patterns: The author shares a personal anecdote about being obsessed with finding patterns in the randomness of the lottery, dedicating significant time and energy to cracking what was believed to be a “secret code.”
  4. Analyzing the Lottery: Through intense study and analysis of past lottery numbers, the author developed templates to view data sets from multiple perspectives, seeking a predictable pattern based on recent occurrences.
  5. Testing the Lottery Theory: The author’s theory was put to the test by purchasing multiple lottery tickets based on the patterns identified. This real-world application of the identified patterns underscores the practical implications of the theory.
  6. Patterns in Roofing Sales: Transitioning from the lottery anecdote, the author questions whether similar predictable patterns could be applied to roofing sales, suggesting the potential for these patterns to be real, provable, and repeatable.
  7. Advantages of Predictability: The article posits that knowing what will happen before it occurs could be financially beneficial. It suggests using templates to identify prospects more likely to result in sales, emphasizing the potential for increased earnings.
  8. Veteran Insights: Experienced roofing salespeople, according to the author, are aware of these patterns and can often predict a sale before it happens, based on their understanding of these success templates.
  9. Hidden in Plain Sight: The patterns of success in roofing sales are described as being visible to those who know how to look for them. They are “hiding in plain sight,” implying that these patterns are accessible to those willing to seek them out.
  10. Personal Lottery Outcome: The author concludes with a personal note, sharing that while they won the first time using their lottery system, subsequent loss led to the realization that finding success through patterns in roofing sales was more straightforward and reliable.


You’re going to think I’m crazy, but at one time I was so obsessed with patterns I wasted a lot of time trying to make sense out of the seemingly randomness of the lottery.

For three weeks straight I focused day and night on the Texas Pick 3 lottery. My wife would beg me to come to bed because my eyes were completely bloodshot and I was walking around mumbling in a nerd daze, but I was convinced I was about to crack the secret code–and find the predictable pattern.

To gain perspective on the Texas Pick 3 lottery, I went back two years and studied every winning set of numbers. I then developed several templates to use as viewing lenses to help me examine all of the data sets from multiple perspectives.

After I charted all of the prior winning numbers, I discovered, in a Bell Curve, a familiar pattern that I interpreted to mean, “what happened most recently is more likely to happen again in the near future.”

Simply put, I believed from my study that numbers recently selected were more likely to be selected again.

I waited a few days for the numbers to line up the way I hoped they would, using a template I discovered to be reliable, and then went down to the 7-11 to buy 64 exact match tickets. In order for me to win $500 in the Pick 3, one of those 64 sets of numbers I selected would have to be an exact match of the numbers drawn later that morning.


By now, you’re probably wondering, “Are there predictable patterns that I can use to my advantage in roofing sales?”

What if these patterns were real, provable, and repeatable?

That would be amazing, wouldn’t it?

If you knew what was going to happen before it happened, could you make more money with that information?

Imagine what it would be like to have a template where an increasingly greater number of prospects, those that fit inside one of your templates, could be turned into a new sale.

How much time would you invest finding those prospects?

What if you had several templates to help you gain perspective on new prospects?

Do you think you could make more money?


All of life is full of predictable patterns…even roofing sales.

Ask any old veteran roofing salesperson and they’ll tell you story after story about how they knew they were going to make a sale long before the prospect knew they were going to be sold.

Given enough time, experience, and perseverance, the templates of roofing sales success will make themselves known to you, too.They’re hiding in plain sight. You just have to find them.

They’re hiding in plain sight. You just have to find them.

Do you see the patterns of success?

You can. They’re out there.


P.S. Of course, I won my first time playing the Texas Pick 3 lottery. Sadly, the next time I lost. I haven’t played much since because it takes too much time to track and wait for the perfect setup using the most reliable template I discovered. Besides, it’s easier to make money in roofing sales. 🙂

Mike Coday

Mike started selling roofs in '95 while working as a youth pastor at a small church in North Texas. A decade later he transitioned to speaking at industry conferences and training outside sales teams. Today, he works exclusively as the premier consultant to roofing company owners who are driven for growth.