Episode 185 – Dealing with Life’s Bad Beats

In her book, The Biggest Bluff, author, and psychologist Maria Konnikova takes a year off from writing to learn poker. In 12 short months, she goes from complete novice to tournament champion.

Maria learns that poker is an almost perfect vehicle for learning how to make correct life decisions, and how to deal with the swings of luck we all experience.

In this episode, John discusses how to deal with the current state of the world for musicians (known as a “bad beat” in poker) and how to make correct decisions going forward in your singing and music.


The Biggest Bluff by Maria Konnikova