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7 Skills Poker Taught Me for Life Success

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Poker can be fun, but at the same time, a wonderful life coach from which you can learn great new skills and abilities. It will probably not transform you into a superhero, but with it, you can sharpen your skills and be more prepared when faced with risky and dangerous situations. As for Patrick Van Negri, his career playing poker started when he was very young. Even then, he would play to win money. Here are seven of the best lessons he picked up while playing poker that help him to this day.

  1. Reading People

As a poker player, you learn to read people like people read books. One of the most important life skills you need to stay ahead of the game is being able to understand people, and being able to tell their next move. Reading people requires your ability to notice their body language. You then interpret this into information that you can use to your advantage. Patrick could understand the signals that people gave off subconsciously. These include fear, anxiety, excitement, among other giveaways. He then was able to decode the message that they signaled, and used it for his game.

  1. Predicting What Others Do Before They Do It

This skill is related to the first. However, you need to calculate what your opponent will do before they do. They also shouldn’t catch you doing it, or they will change plans. Here, the key is to be intuitive. The intuition is built up from all the experience you gain playing for too long. This skill is one of the hardest to master, but certainly one the most rewarding, therefore you need to give it time.

  1. Staying Composed Under All Circumstances

When someone is losing, they will display all sorts of emotions. These range from complaining to anger. This way, an opponent is able to identify their weakness and take the advantage. From poker, Van Negri was able to learn to suppress the need to make excuses as others made the most of it. Although it’s hard to hide your vulnerabilities in these tough times, to be a winner you must be ready to stay composed. The important thing is to keep the focus and keep your eyes on the prize without worrying about temporary setbacks and victories.

  1. Winning Even When My Odds Are Against Me

This is the basis of winning mentality. In life, Patrick has made  a majority his achievements from a point where didn’t have the upper hand, or didn’t have anything at all. For instance, he hiked Mt. Kilimanjaro without any prior experience, and that is exactly why he did it. Patrick likes to put himself in losing positions, where all the odds are against him, that is where he learns the most. Once you come back from losing points a couple of times in poker, you get the feeling that nothing is impossible. Keep believing in yourself no matter what, even when the whole world is against you.

  1. I Make My Own Luck, Rather Than Getting Lucky

Working extra hard in patience is key. Millions of people believe that athletes, business people, and celebrities might have been lucky and became overnight successes. In truth, they worked hard on themselves for many years just to become an overnight success. With poker, there is no getting lucky. You learn to play the game, you get patient over the years and develop your winning skills. Once you start getting more wins, it’s not because you were lucky, it’s because you made your own luck.

  1. You Play the Opponent, Not the Odds

You don’t control the odds, but you can control yourself. Your emotional intelligence, and some of the aforementioned skills can help you get here. Develop a habit of recognizing patterns, and master it, using it to your advantage. This life lesson helps you as you come across big situations in life that you must conquer to be successful. Adapt rapidly and be ready to take on whatever boss, client or opponent who is more favorable to defeat you.

  1. Being a Risk Taker

It is known that with no pain, there are no gains. When you are young, take as much risk as you can. You can always go back and recover if you fail. Any successful person needed to take risks to get where they are. This is a lesson that poker teaches for a stake. If you play it safe, you might remain stagnant for life.

Conclusively, Patrick Van Negri is a living example that skills learned in poker are useful in life. Skills such as being a risk taker, calculating the opponent’s moves and staying composed can be learned by anyone to propel them to success. The good news is that you do not have to start a whole new poker career to learn them, as here they have been mentioned for you.

Jourdain graduated from Colby-Sawyer College, where he studied Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and Finance. After graduation, Jourdain joined one of the most active Venture Capital Firms in the world, Alumni Venture Group. Before joining AVG, Jourdain Co-founded Beast Media Agency, a digital marketing, and PR company focused on helping founders get their stories featured in online publications. During his sophomore year of college, Jourdain worked for iComeUp Marketing, a start-up based out of Miami, Florida. Within 8 months he helped grow the business revenue from $20,000.00 a month to $130,000.00. In his free time, Jourdain covers success stories of founders and companies who are making an impact on the world for publications like The Hustlers Digest, Kivo Daily, Future Sharks, Thrive Global and Disrupt.

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How Turki ALmohsen Went From Being a Comedian to the Guy Who Owns Comedy

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TURKI ALMOHSEN Turki Almohsen born and raised in Saudia.Originating from the place that is known for circumstances Turki Almoshen gets an opportunity to investigate his abilities.In 2012, Almohsen joined Telfaz11, one of the top online diversion organizes in Saudi Arabia. His work incorporates various undertakings, for example, La Yekthar, Kabbalah, Temsa7LY, and others. He is struggling too much for polishing their abilities and hidden talent. By utilizing their talent in 2017 Turki Almoshen creates and starts running their youtube channel. Creating and conveying a stimulation and comedic content which has been found as remarkable by the greater part of his devotees. Because of uniqueness, original content and amusing factories in their sharing on youtube their views are increasing fastly.The 12-month successful story of the youtube channel is reached to 25 million views and 450k subscribers.This is a big achievement of Turki Almoshen and people know the Turki almost as Saudi youtube star. Saudi YouTube star who is popular for his eponymous channel. He has earned enormous fame there for his unique comedic draws, vlogging, and commentary. Turki Almoshen has a passion or quality of performing and entertaining and connect with the audience. So with the addition of the youtube channel, they also work as an actor.and views of their productions like films etc are in millions. His film Farooq fikerya has 2 million views. In this way, their popularity and likeness ratio is boosting.Now their work is not limited to channel they entrain their fans on Instagram, snap chat and money other social media platforms.they uploading comedy sketches on Instagram (videos, pictures, and stories). Turki’s Instagram account grew up a 1 million crowd account in a brief span, all because of his special substance and thoughts. Snapchat stage is additionally one of Turki’s most loved applications for posting every day and amusing recordings, just as covering occasions all around the globe. After these achievements and popularity Turki Almohsen working as director and creator idiosyncratic content, producers and editor.Turki Almoshen running jogbowgaming show, LaYekhtar show, teams 7show, directing TVC as a director, producers, and editor.Due to their quality of work Turki almost famous globally and their followers are subscribed ratio is increased.On the official Instagram of Turki almost having 1 million followers while on twitter the quantity is 101k followers. This is also the most likable on snapchat having 100k views regularly and some times more which is watching videos and other content sharings. tThe journey of working and struggling which is started in 2012 now has sumptuous outcomes. Now the Turki Almohsin know as comedian star of Saudi Arabia and also Saudi Arabia director, actor and content creator. Achievement is the consequence of flawlessness, difficult work, gaining from disappointment,reliability, and steadiness. With difficult work and devotion, the sky is the limit. Turki Almoshin follows these rules and becomes a Succesful star

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MUSIC AND POETRY,BASIT ALI RAJPUT 21 YEAR OLD YOUTH FROM SRINAGR JNK

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Tiktok seems to have revolutionised the life of a young turk living in Srinagar’s old city. Meet Basit Ali Rajput, is on cloud nine- thanks to his mercerizing poetry and tiktok that broadcasted his feelings to the world.

Basit’s life changed a year ago when he started writing poetry and making poetry videos on TikTok to which he got positive response. His videos were widely shared in India. Since then, Basit continues to write poetry, making videos and now he is trending on social media mostly Instagram and TikTok.

Basit was motivated by his friends and his fans to learn singing and make it a career option.
Inspired by Parvaaz Muhammad Muneem, Basit recently came out with his first song “Haqeeqat” which is getting a positive response from all across. The songs, says Basit, is based on his own life.

He dedicates his success to his fans and said that he may had given up if the video that he posted on TikTok had not gone viral. “I tried to express a tragedy of my life, pain and sorrows through my poetry and it’s all because of it that people recognise me now. I dedicate my success to my fans who gave me so much love and it’s all because of their good wishes that keeps me going amid uncertainties and hardships,” says Basit.

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Somiar Luxury Footwear

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Starting with just a “dream” for our designs, Somiar means exactly that, “dream.” The dream starts in Spain with our manufacturing family, who have been known to excel in their craft for over 40 years. These artisans are the best as they only produce the best shoes but also utilize the best fabrics, leathers, and treatments for the raw materials. In the Somiar family, there is a real passion for the craft to manifest the dream. Treating one another with the utmost respect is what motivates one another to produce our shoes. The craftwork applied to every shoe speaks volumes to not just look good, but also feel great. The love for the craft is so genuine, that Somiar shoes are directly imported from the hands of the artisans who shaped them. This removes “the middle-man,” and brings them directly to your front door to provide the lowest possible costs.

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