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What poker can teach you about winning at work

What poker can teach you about winning at work
Women, especially, miss out on a lot of the skills that men who grow up playing poker acquire. (Image: Depositphotos)
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By Kayla Webster You don’t have to play the hand you’re dealt. That’s one of the first lessons in poker and an important concept to grasp at work, too. Bluffing, rapid risk assessment and reading the person across the room from you in real time are all required skills in business.They’re also a big reason so many ambitious professionals learn to play Texas Hold ’em and other poker variations. And why powerful US executives seek the advice of Annie Duke, a cognitive science PhD and former professional poke...

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