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Takeaways: Thinking in Bets by Annie Duke

Author: Annie Duke Despite her World Series of Poker-winning bona fides, Annie Duke wants you to know her book, Thinking in Bets, isn’t a poker book. So much so, “Why This Isn’t a Poker Book” is the first chapter title. […]

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I’m Afraid of Documentaries

Growing up, we were told TV would rot our brains. So, instead, I’ve been watching documentaries! For years. I’m guessing you have too. They’re a great alternative to fiction movies and TV shows. They make us feel educated, not just […]

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The 10/10/10 rule for decision making

I learned of this from Annie Duke’s book Thinking in Bets (review coming eventually) then googled for more detail. The short version: when considering a decision, think about how you will feel about it in 10 minutes, 10 months and 10 years. | learn […]

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Managing the leap reflex

Thanks to a friend’s regular forwarding of Seth Godin’s blog posts, I finally signed up to read them. This one addresses the all-too-real risk of losing decision-making discipline after being worn down by time. | learn more

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Farsighted

Author: Steven Johnson People have been making decisions of great importance for as long as there have been people. With the help of evolution, some of those decision-making tools have been genetically encoded into our human DNA as biases and heuristics. […]