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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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Simplifying the Reasons for Betting

Winning players win because they consistently make the right decision. In order to do that, you must understand  “WHY” you’re making a certain action. Even experienced players explain their bets in terms of “hand protection” or “seeing where they’re at”. Although these may be a side effect of betting, the problem with these misperceptions is that they

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