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Author Archive | Donna Blevins
Cashing in a micro poker tournament is more important than you may realize. Each decision at the poker table is an important business decision regardless of the ultimate payout.
This morning when I opened my email, I was welcomed by a mass of well wishes and encouragements for Ashira Lavine after she busted out of the WSOP Main Event. What happened next, touched Ashira deep in her soul and convinced her that there are blessings in every loss. Let me tell you how this came about.
If you ever wondered what the face of a poker champion looked like, just take a look at that winning smile on Ashira Lavine’s face. You may not have heard of her yet, but you will. Soon!
At 6’5″, people often called me The Poker Amazon, but I don’t really see myself clad in a short, leather toga carrying a bow and arrow. Rather, I see myself more like Poker’s Wonder Woman, decked out in that red, white and blue costume. Sure, the outfit is sexist, but, just think of the advantages of having cuff bracelets that deflect bullets (pocket aces) and a truth lasso that makes it impossible for another player to bluff you out of a big pot.
Your biggest challenge at the poker table may also be your biggest challenge in your life. Poker is a simple game with profound insights.
Everything is energy. From science to science fiction, most people now get it, and paying attention to your energy at the poker table is a vital part of playing winning poker. It may be as simple as what makes me feel strong vs. what makes me feel weak.
At the 2007 Main Event, Day 1, first hand, Evelyn Ng sat to my immediate left. “Ah crap!” comes to mind. This time of year, poker minds turn to the World Series of Poker®. Whether this is your first or 15th time playing, you likely have the same nagging question in your mind.
After more than a decade of interviewing poker winners and losers and hundreds of hours coaching poker players, it is perfectly clear that the line between winning and losing has very little to do with the cards.
Have you ever found yourself stuck in a project because you felt it was not good enough? Or, stuck in your poker game or at a point in your life because you felt you were not good enough?