The Decision Education Podcast

Episode 009: Courage and Cutting Your Losses with Dr. Maria Konnikova

from The Decision Education Podcast | Published 7/13/2021

How do we decide when to play it safe, and when to take the risk? Award-winning author, journalist, and professional poker player, Dr. Maria Konnikova, talks with our guest host, Annie Duke, about how poker parallels uncertainty in life, the hidden downside of avoiding risks, how to decide what to do next professionally, and how her fascinating career trajectory resembles a constellation more so than a straight line. She also reveals what you often need besides smarts and hard work to get where you want to go.

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Welcome to The Decision Education Podcast, where your host, Dr. Joe Sweeney, talks to experts and shares tips on all things related to decision-making. Through these conversations, you will be entertained, gain new insights, and discover practical ways to improve your decision skills. For Season 2, our guest host is Alliance co-founder, best-selling author, and celebrated speaker, Annie Duke, and we’re turning our attention to decision-making in the world of high-performance sports.