ML165: Annie Duke on Learning from Experience, Overcoming Analysis Paralysis and How To Make Better Decisions
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Annie Duke is a bestselling author, speaker, and decision-making consultant. Her latest book, How to Decide is already earning rave reviews and her previous one, Thinking in Bets, became a national bestseller. As a former professional poker player, Annie won more than $4 million in tournament poker before retiring from the game in 2012. If you're anything like most people, you probably don't have much of a process for making decisions but what if decision making was a learnable skill? Annie has dedicated herself to teaching it through her books and consultingIn this episode we discuss: - What games like poker, chess and backgammon can teach us about decision making - How to learn effectively from your experiences without becoming biased by outcomes- How to overcome analysis paralysis and eliminate unnecessary decisionsThis was a great wide-ranging conversation with a lot of practical applications that will help you combat your own biases, address your weaknesses and become a better and more confident decision-maker.