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When Should You Become a Professional Poker Player?

One of the most-asked questions I get during my morning show A Little Coffee (Mon – Fri at 9am ET) is “When should I become a professional poker player?” To hopefully avoid re-answering the same again in the future, here are my thoughts on the subject.

How to Master Poker

Over the last few years the idea of the 10,000-hour rule has captured people’s imaginations. Many books, articles, and videos have been produced extoling the virtues of this rule. Essentially the rule says that if you want to become an expert at pretty much anything, all you need to do is put in 10,000 hours of work and you, too, will become a master.

The originator of the research on which this rule is based, K. Anders Ericsson, takes exception with what he considers to be an over-simplification of his work. If you delve a little bit deeper into his research, which spans four decades at this point, you’ll see that it takes a bit more than just time in the seat to become a true expert…


Dr. Patricia Cardner discusses 3 steps to increase your motivation.


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03/05/2018 by Patricia Cardner

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