Skin in the game : hidden asymmetries in daily life
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New York : Random House, [2018].
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First edition.
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xv, 279 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780425284629, 042528462X

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
The phrase "skin in the game" is one we have often heard but have rarely stopped to truly dissect. It is the backbone of risk management, but it's also an astonishingly complex worldview that, as Nassim Nicholas Taleb shows in this book, applies to literally all aspects of our lives. In his inimitable style, Taleb pulls on everything from Antaeus the Giant to Hammurabi to Donald Trump to Seneca to the ethics of disagreement to create a jaw-dropping tapestry for understanding our world in a brand new way.
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The phrase "skin in the game" means that you do not pay attention to what people say, only to what they do, and to how much of their necks they are putting on the line. This willingness to accept one's own risks is an essential attribute of people in all walks of life. Taleb challenges long-held beliefs about those who control our military, finances, religions, and so much more-- and shows how "skin in the game" applies to all aspects of our lives.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Taleb, N. N. (2018). Skin in the game: hidden asymmetries in daily life. First edition. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas, 1960-. 2018. Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas, 1960-, Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life. New York: Random House, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas. Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life. First edition. New York: Random House, 2018. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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