Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life


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Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Is the pope atheist? Why can a stubborn minority easily end up ruling? Should you take advice from a salesperson? This book is all about why having skin in the game matters. For a society to function properly, those who benefit should also risk something and those who risk something should benefit. 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.

Type: Book