The Resource Dance with Chance: : Making Luck Work for You, (ebook)

Dance with Chance: : Making Luck Work for You, (ebook)

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Dance with Chance: : Making Luck Work for You
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Dance with Chance:
Title remainder
Making Luck Work for You
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eng
Summary
Uneasy with how chance determines a huge part of our lives, we try to control what cannot be controlled and predict what cannot be predicted. It's a self-delusion that can have serious consequences for our personal finances, careers, happiness and health. Dance with Chance explains how we all fall foul of this "Illusion of Control." Fortunately, when we understand how luck operates, we can lessen its ill effects. By learning when to cede control over certain aspects of our life, paradoxically, we gain more control. By making small changes to our lifestyle, we can make a huge difference to the things that matter to us. From simple investment strategies to warning against health screenings, the authors offer revolutionary and often counterintuitive advice to make luck work for you. You'll find out why millions of deaths are caused each year by medical negligence and why a billionaire is no happier than an Eskimo. You'll discover why no-one predicted the worst financial crisis since the great depression and what makes a sports star. Updated to include the latest happenings in the credit crunch and informed by the latest findings in psychology and statistics, Dance with Chance is an essential guide to navigating the uncertain world in which we live. Spyros Makridakis is Distinguished Research Professor at INSEAD, Abu Dhabi Centre and a former Greek Olympian. Robin M. Hogarth is ICREA Research Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain. He was formerly a professor at the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business
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Makridakis, Spyros G
Dewey number
160
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non fiction
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  • Hogarth, Robin
  • Gaba, Anil
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  • Chance
  • Choice (Psychology)
  • Decision making
  • Conduct of life
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adult
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Dance with Chance: : Making Luck Work for You, (ebook)
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9781780740140
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11843597
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remote
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11843597
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MWT11843597
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Dance with Chance: : Making Luck Work for You, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781780740140
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11843597
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11843597
System control number
MWT11843597
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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