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This is the second blog post on lessons from Poker - you can find the first post here.

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Quit Early, Quit Often

Quitting is most often talked about as a negative thing. You’d often hear people say - ‘Quitters never win’ or ‘Don’t give up so easily’ or ‘Be a yes-man and say ...

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Decisions and Outcomes

A few years ago, a couple of friends and I had taken Poker lessons. The Poker instructor was very passionate about Poker and he drew many parallels between Poker ...

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Good Loser

There are many reasons that are attributed to Federer’s success - his talent, the ability to stay calm on the court and also his fitness. However, one reason that...

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Six Stages of A Project

This blog post is a cynical take on various stages of a large project. The list was first published in the 1970s with respect to Computer Science projects but has...

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Power and Grace

“Sometimes those with the most power have the least grace.”

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Focus

One of the things that Jony Ive had learnt from Steve Jobs was how to focus. Steve had asked Jony to list the things that he had said No to. Jony gave it some tho...

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Next Time

Sometimes in life, we don’t end up getting what we deserve (or what we think we deserve). We try to blame it on external factors - the conditions, the opportuniti...

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Thank You Rafa

Today (July 03 2015) is an important day in the history of Tennis - it marks the end of Nadal’s domination at Roland Garros. Don’t get me wrong here - I’m not say...

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Sympathy vs Empathy

A friend of mine shared this video uploaded by RSA on the difference between sympathy and empathy. This video is one of the best explanations of empathy I’ve seen...

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