Annie Duke Speaks at RBS Inaugural Women in Finance Event
Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013
Decision making coach and renowned professional poker player Annie Duke spoke at RBS’ inaugural Women in Finance event, hosted by the RBS Compass America Women’s Network:
The interactive discussion featured Celebrity Apprentice runner-up, Duke, who answered questions and provided examples on how to avoid emotionally-charged decision making in the workplace and in life.
Annie Duke has leveraged her expertise in the science of smart decision-making to excel at pursuits as diverse as championship poker, public speaking, teaching, and philanthropy. For two decades, Annie was one of the top poker players in the world, winning several championships throughout her career. She is now a master storyteller and renowned speaker at corporate events on topics ranging from negotiation through decision making, with a focus on applying lessons learned at the poker table to the office and to life.
Through her academic training in cognitive psychology and her real-world experience at the poker table, Annie Duke has mastered the art and science of strategic decision-making. Duke was awarded a National Science Foundation Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania after graduating with a double major in English and Psychology in the first co-ed class at Columbia University. She currently sits on the board of After School All Stars, an organization dedicated to providing productive and educational opportunities and activities to underprivileged and at-risk youth.
At the event, Annie gave women the inside scoop on the strategies the top poker players in the world use to avoid allowing emotionally-charged decision-making to negatively impact both business and life.
To read Annie Duke’s blog and find out more about engaging her in a speaking opportunity for your business, visit http://www.annieduke.com.
About Annie Duke
Annie Duke has a strong track record of success in the world of poker. She first burst onto the scene at the 1994 World Series of Poker, where she cashed in three events including making the final three tables of the Main Event. A decade later, she won her first WSOP bracelet and in 2010 became the NBC National Heads-Up Champion when she bested runner-up, Erik Seidel. Duke has appeared on Celebrity Apprentice and tutored Hollywood A-listers including Ben Affleck and Matt Damon on the finer points of the game of poker. She is also the author of three books on poker: Decide to Play Great Poker; Heads-Up Tournament Poker; and The Middle Zone. She also authored an autobiography How I Raised, Folded, Bluffed, Flirted, Cursed, and Won Millions at the World Series of Poker. Connect with Annie on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or LinkedIn.
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