Learn how to use the principles of poker to unleash your innate abilities as a woman to win in business and relationships even if you've never played the game before. Poker isn't just a card game it's a metaphor for life. PokerWoman enables women to utilize winning poker strategies that can be applied to all aspects of their lives. Women are instinctive by nature, which coupled with discipline, patience, and strategic thinking, will give you the winning edge as you negotiate ...
Learn how to use the principles of poker to unleash your innate abilities as a woman to win in business and relationships even if you've never played the game before. Poker isn't just a card game it's a metaphor for life. PokerWoman enables women to utilize winning poker strategies that can be applied to all aspects of their lives. Women are instinctive by nature, which coupled with discipline, patience, and strategic thinking, will give you the winning edge as you negotiate your way through life's challenges, whether in love or in business.
You'll learn how to take the hand life deals you and turn it into a winner. You'll understand when to move forward, when to pull back, and when to patiently bide your time. PokerWoman shows you how important it is to read people correctly and the necessity of changing strategies quickly to seize an opportunity or avoid a disastrous pitfall. You ll sharpen your powers of perception and learn how to position yourself to gain a tactical advantage. Perhaps most important, you ll become more aware of your own tendencies and learn how to exploit your strengths and overcome your weaknesses... in love, life, and business. You ll develop strong and well-placed confidence in your ability to size up any situation and deal with it most effectively. You ll know when to be completely open, when to hold back, and yes, when and how to bluff. These are the skills that every woman needs to have, the skills that make her a true PokerWoman.
"Forget golf! For women, the new way to the board room is Texas Hold 'Em. The skills you learn at the poker table--strategy, bluffing, risk evaluation and maintaining that good old poker face--make you a better executive. And did I mention that you're having fun, too?"--(Jane Bryant Quinn, author of Smart and Simple Financial Strategies for Busy People)
"Becoming the leading woman tournament player in the world has given me so much in my poker life and in my personal life, yet one more challenge is still out there, to be recognized as one of the very best poker players without the gender label. But in the meantime, I cherish my many wins, both professional and personal. Poker has taught me skills that pay off at the table and away from the table in the game of life: patience, control of my emotions, the ability to act decisively, and the skills to manage both people and finances. In the pages of PokerWoman, you ll find many examples, methods and scenarios in which poker strategies can enable you to achieve your goals, in your career or in your personal life.. Find your strengths and capitalize on them. Recognize your weaknesses and learn from them. This book will furnish you with the tools to do both. Whatever you want out of life, no matter what your goals might be, always remember that preparation meets opportunity. Set the bar high and reach for that gold bracelet!"--(Kathy Liebert, Author of Leading Woman in Global Poker Tournaments)
"This is an entertaining and enlightening book. And dangerous. Take the title seriously: It really is written to give women an advantage in virtually every area of life, from poker to business to personal relationships. Which is the reason every male and female poker player, and non-poker player, should read it. Ellen Leikind analyzes the games of poker and life in a straight-forward manner, with many examples, to make the lessons easy to apply. The transitions can be fascinating. Take Playing with Fire: Trading on Attraction, Read it, if only in self-defense."--(Prof. Nelson Rose, Author of Blackjack and the Law)