We discussed how to make smarter decisions when you don’t have all the facts. Sounds a bit like farming, doesn't it?
Indeed, there are striking similarities between farming and poker (in our opinion).
In both, you are forced to make decisions when many of the factors influencing these decisions are unknown and outside of your control.
It's easy to fall victim to "resulting", the act of judging a decision based solely on its outcome.
Annie is an ex-professional poker player, a cognitive psychologist, and author of the best selling book titled Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts.
For two decades, Annie was one of the top poker players in the world. In 2004, she bested a field of 234 players to win her first World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet. The same year, she triumphed in the $2 million winner-take-all, invitation-only WSOP Tournament of Champions. In 2010, she won the prestigious NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship. Prior to becoming a professional poker player, Annie was awarded a National Science Foundation Fellowship to study Cognitive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.
Annie now spends her time writing, coaching and speaking on a range of topics such as decision fitness, emotional control, productive decision groups and embracing uncertainty.