Poker Is Life – 12 Poker Lessons That Apply To Your Career

Climb the corporate ladder using your poker prowess.

Whether we are self-employed, working for the big boss to get that elusive promotion, or trying to grind out a big pot at poker; arguably we are all entrepreneurs in our own right using similar rules of engagement to earn the fattest pay check we can by the end of the day.

It was no surprise when looking at the LinkedIn article titled '12 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Playing Poker’ where no fewer than 3 distinctive lessons instantly jumped out; all 3 ringing bells that can lead us down the road to success or failure in both life and at the poker tables.

1. Discipline

2. Logical Thinking

3. One mistake can erase many successes

Anyone can boast an array of successes in life, but as in poker, many of those around you have short memories. Nonetheless, one mistake through an irrational move can undo all your good work and leave your image in tatters.

However, having the discipline to consistently think logically about just how volatile you are in every situation that flies your way creates that fine line, which is the difference between success and failure.

Check out all 12 right here. Whether you are grinding out your days in a cubicle or on the felt, these are solid reminder of what you can do to take your game to the next level!

published 8 years ago • by permalink

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