By Annie Duke (Portfolio, 2019)
In business as in poker, there are always elements that are out of your control. Throw some luck into the equation to boot. Therefore, to make better decisions, author Annie Duke recommends thinking in terms of bets. This former World Series of Poker champion writes about assessing what you know and what you don’t know, and then considering the odds. “The book talked about how so many people think that business is a game of chess. No, it’s probabilities,” says Coppage. “It’s a game of poker, which is just a brilliant take on decision making. You can make the best decision in the world for the best reasons, and you’re wrong because of things that you didn’t know that you couldn’t know, and vice versa. It was just really good insight.”
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