The Weekly Resolve Email 52—Your New Weekly Resolve Email

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Hey, Darren here.

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1. New for you…

The Biggest Bluff - 5 Key Takeaways for Better Decision Making

The biggest bluff starts and ends in the same place.

You might think it strange, after all, most books follow a clear path from beginning to end. But this isn’t most books, this is The Biggest Bluff – a book about Poker that isn’t about Poker. A book about life.

Luck is where this book starts and ends.

It’s not the luck of Las Vegas, no it’s not the luck of the WSOP – the world series of poker, no, it’s the luck we know as life.

Read the full article here

2. Articles you might have missed

Synthesis is the new re-bundling of information we are crying out for. With the unbundling of news and information, synthesis can help us make sense of it.

A Black Swan is an undeniable truth, but we think of them as global events when they impact upon each of us individually as I explain.

3. Insights

A quote…

“Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.”― Samuel Johnson

A question…

How does the opinion of others genuinely influence your decisions?

An idea…

Our self-talk, the words you use to mull over thoughts, sets the tone for how you think, decide and act. Pause, take a moment and reflect upon the impact of the words you use. Think about those words—are they downbeat, or are they positive, fluffy, or definitive?

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Keep on making great decisions!

Darren Matthews

Founder, The Resolve Blog

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