Life is a game of poker, and works best when not taken too seriously.
Your career should be something you enjoy doing. It is good to keep the eye on the ball while enjoying the game, playing in the right spirit.
MORE IDEAS ON THIS
A certain percentage of the winnings always go to the casino where the game of poker is being played. Similarly, your work has to ensure your employers goals are met, not just yours.
A poker player has to live by his decisions, even when he is losing.
In our professional life, we are also on our own with our decisions. No one will be there to sympathize with you, and the pain is yours alone.
A good poker player chooses a table where he has a better chance to win. A group of casual players is better than a table of professional players.
In your career, you need to pick the right stream or the right company, where your skills are in demand, and your contribution will be val...
It’s not the end of the world if a poker player has a set of bad cards, as any bad situation can change with new cards and the skillful playing of the game. In the corporate world, good or bad situations change quickly. Being the weakest in the team does not mean you cannot reach to the top....
Not risking in a poker game means slowly losing or bleeding away our stack. In our careers, we have to take risks, take the jump ahead, getting out of our comfort zones to succeed.
A good poker player is not dependent on luck of the draw, and on the other player's mistakes to win. It’s about how you play.
Any investor knows that the business will do well not because it’s a great idea, but because there is something he sees in the businessman.
A successful poker player constantly plays a high standard, and does not make impulsive decisions. A long-term discipline in a career path builds one's wealth, supported by one’s past success.
A single wrong decision can demolish one’s reputation and credibility.
A poker player learns many skills initially about different combinations of cards, and how to play a basic game. He keeps on improving by further calculating the other aspects of the game, which were not understood before.
Similarly, one needs to identify the basic skills for the job and...
The game of poker is unpredictable and the luck of the draw lands in our favor, out of the blue.
A successful entrepreneur sticks to his creation, limiting his losses and keeps on working tirelessly for that moment to arrive.
A poker player has to decide when to quit (fold) so that he can save his stack for the next game. When the odds are really low, and the cash is bleeding, he makes the decision to fail.
Similarly, in business, we have to know when we are wasting our energies and quit something that is drai...
If the casino table is rigged or players are playing in tandem, there is a strong chance that you will lose.
In the case of the workplace, if you see extreme discrimination, politics harassment or bias, then there is no need to stay there.
Your past work culture, expectations and even your prior performance do not matter in the present moment.
In Poker, new outcomes, and surprises in the current keep happening in the game of cards, and the past cards dealt cannot influence that. What matters is how you act now.
More like this
When living your life, you should definitely consider enjoying the small things. This applies to the financial field too: learn how to enjoy and celebrate every small win, as this will eventually lead to the great wins.
When you begin to apply productivity to your life and work, it can be seductive. It’s kind of an addiction that can cause more harm than good if you don’t keep it under control.
Don’t take productivity advice so seriously. Give it a go, experiment, and find out whether it w...
Explore the World’s
Take Your Ideas
Just press play and we take care of the words.
No Internet access? No problem. Within the mobile app, all your ideas are available, even when offline.
2 Million Stashers
Great interesting short snippets of informative articles. Highly recommended to anyone who loves information and lacks patience.
This app is LOADED with RELEVANT, HELPFUL, AND EDUCATIONAL material. It is creatively intellectual, yet minimal enough to not overstimulate and create a learning block. I am exceptionally impressed with this app!
Best app ever! You heard it right. This app has helped me get back on my quest to get things done while equipping myself with knowledge everyday.
Don’t look further if you love learning new things. A refreshing concept that provides quick ideas for busy thought leaders.
I have only been using it for a few days now, but I have found answers to questions I had never consciously formulated, or to problems I face everyday at work or at home. I wish I had found this earlier, highly recommended!
Great for quick bits of information and interesting ideas around whatever topics you are interested in. Visually, it looks great as well.
Brilliant. It feels fresh and encouraging. So many interesting pieces of information that are just enough to absorb and apply. So happy I found this.
Even five minutes a day will improve your thinking. I've come across new ideas and learnt to improve existing ways to become more motivated, confident and happier.
Read & Learn
Access to 200,000+ ideas
Access to the mobile app
Unlimited idea saving & library
Unlimited listening to ideas
Downloading & offline access
Supercharge your mind with one idea per day
Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.
I agree to receive email updates