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The Resource Skin in the game : hidden asymmetries in daily life, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Skin in the game : hidden asymmetries in daily life, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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Skin in the game : hidden asymmetries in daily life
Title
Skin in the game
Title remainder
hidden asymmetries in daily life
Statement of responsibility
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Language
eng
Summary
A book about challenging long-held beliefs about risk, reward, politics, religion and finance. How can a stubborn minority easily end up ruling? Should you take advice from a salesperson? Is the pope atheist? More than the foundation of risk management, skin in the game is an astonishingly complex worldview that, as Nassim Nicholas Taleb shows in this provocative book, applies to all aspects of our lives and drives history. In his inimitable style, he draws on everything from Antaeus the Giant to Donald Trump to Seneca to the ethics of disagreement to how to buy a used car, to create a jaw-dropping tapestry for understanding this idea in a brand new way. Full of philosophical tales and practical stories, Skin in the Game offers a key rule to live by: do not do to others what you don't want them to do to you, with its practical extension: never take advice from someone who gives advice for a living
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1960-
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Taleb, Nassim Nicholas
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
Skin in the game : hidden asymmetries in daily life, Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Publication
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
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  • rdacontent
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Control code
2147812
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 279 pages
Isbn
9780241300657
Isbn Type
(paperback)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Skin in the game : hidden asymmetries in daily life, Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdcontent
Control code
2147812
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 279 pages
Isbn
9780241300657
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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