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42m · March 23, 2021

162: Making bets that pay off - Annie Duke, Author, Speaker and Decision Strategist

Annie Duke Annie Duke has leveraged her expertise in the science of smart decision making to excel at pursuits as varied as championship poker, public speaking, teaching and philanthropy. For two decades, Annie was one of the top poker players in the world, winning several championships during her career. She has shared her knowledge through a series of best-selling poker instruction and theory books, Decide to Play Great Poker and The Middle Zone: Mastering the Most Difficult Hands in Hold’em Poker (both co-authored with John Vorhaus). Annie is also the mother of four children and a master storyteller. Her passion for making a difference has helped to raise more than $18 million for charities for causes as diverse as international refugees, victims of the conflicts in Sudan, improving education, and numerous children’s hospitals. Through her academic training in cognitive psychology and her real-world experience at the poker table, Annie Duke has mastered the art and science of strategic decision making. She applies those lessons to every aspect of her life, from parenting to nutrition to business. Books Try a free Audible trial of any book here Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts How to Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices Range by David Epstein Superforecasting by Dan Gardner Subscribe! If you enjoyed the podcast please subscribe and rate it. And of course, share with your friends!Special Guest: Annie Duke.Sponsored By:LinkedIn Talent Solutions: When your business is ready to make that next hire, find the right person with LinkedIn Jobs. And now, you can post a job for free. Just visit Terms and conditions apply. Promo Code: FREE Job PostCaniBrands: CaniBrands is an all-natural CBD oil with plant-based ingredients. The most trusted solution by professional athletes for high performance and better sleep. Visit and use the discount code 'GMP25' to get 25% off the cost of your product. Promo Code: GMP25Support Growth Mindset Podcast

  • What a great lady. Nuts story about how she was trying to get into academia and because she was ill for a year it spawned her entire poker career ♠️. (Also loved that Chinese farmer parable analogy @Sam 🌱)

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