These are among the numerous such unique remedies found in the Indian scriptures. The purpose of posting them here is because they are easy to practice and it does not require any kind of Mantra chanting. Of course they have been given for those who believe and practice such remedies; and there are a huge number of them around.
While leaving your home for the important work, take some whole wheat grains in your hand. Then while on the way drop a grain one by one on the ground, till you reach your final destination. This is said to ensure success.
Take five sticks of Cloves or five petals of Garlic [with the skins removed]. Any one of these two items can be wrapped in a piece of paper and kept in the pocket. This is said to ensure that the important work is successfully completed or that no disturbing events occur throughout the day.