Thinking in Bets: Creating Smarter Decisions If You Don’t Have the Facts by Annie Duke
Annie Duke is a World Collection of Poker bracelet winner, the winner of the 2004 Tournament of Champions and the only girl to win the NBC National Poker Heads Up Championship. Now, with her psychology graduate work at UPenn, she awakens her poker experience as a professional speaker and decision strategist. She is a founder of I Decide, a non-profit that produces resources and curricula to improve decision making and thinking skills that are critical for middle schoolers that are under-served.
Thinking in Bets offers a persuasive, and eminently useful, fresh way to consider life’s choices. Annie Duke has written an often hilarious, and important, book which will help you understand your flaws –and make smarter decisions because of this. You can bet on it.
A book both entertaining and practical, based as it is on lessons learned making under stress, as Annie Duke and poker played. At heart, it’s about how we differentiate luck in decisions, how we could improve the ability part of the equilibrium and skill,while understanding that luck will play a part.
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