Category Archives: Leadership & Sports

Poker and Leadership Strategies

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Mali Phonpadith on the Soar Community Network Podcast. In this podcast we chatted about  what a Pokerpreneur® is and my company, Aces Raise. We discussed how we use poker as an analogy to help people and businesses make better and more profitable decisions in their business and

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Acting Courageously in the Face of Fear

As a young boy, I thought courage meant acting without any fear. However, after a conversation I had with my grandpa, Elwood Silverstone, I realized that courage means acting in spite of fear. Given that today is Independence Day, and the fact my grandpa introduced me to the game of poker, this is an appropriate story

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What Tony Hsieh Taught Me About Poker, Business, & Life

Tony Hsieh is the CEO of Zappos, and author of Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose. The title of his book resonates with me for a number of reasons. First and foremost, I believe that being happy, feeling good, and enjoying life is one of things that matters most. I also believe that doing what you love,

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