Once a world renowned poker player and now a consultant and author, Annie Duke has learned firsthand about making quick decisions, career transitions and embracing uncertainty.
She holds a World Series of Poker gold bracelet and has won the 2004 World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions as well as the 2010 National Heads-Up Poker Championship. She has also had to rebound from the bankruptcy of the Epic Poker League, a series of televised poker tournaments that she co-founded in 2011.
She went on to write instructional books for other players. In her new book, "Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All The Facts," Duke explains how to best manage uncertainty and make better decisions.
She spoke to me about how she made her career transition and how she advises people to embrace uncertainty, even or especially as you make significant decisions.