You work in a cubicle during the week and on your poker game on the weekend. There’s no reason you shouldn’t be able to apply your on-the-felt skills to your real world grind.
Check out this article that shines a light on 8 things that content marketers (and actually, a lot of other professions) can learn from the process oriented thinking of professional poker players.
In poker, it’s no good being the sixth best player in the world if you’re constantly playing the top five. That would make you a ‘fish’ – an easy target and an almost certain loser in most games. But you can avoid being outplayed by studying your opponents: learn their styles, moves and weaknesses. Find out what they’re doing right that you’re not.
It’s not only a decent reminder of how to better approach your job, but a reminder of some of the skill set that goes into upping your own game.