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Annie regularly shares her insights and ideas through the media. Her latest book, Quit, has been featured in the Wall Street JournalThe Washington Post, and on The Today Show, among other outlets. Take a look at some of her recent interviews on leading podcasts and publications, as well as pieces she has authored.

Ep. 629: Annie Duke Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

WSJ: You’ve Never Had It So Good. That’s Why You’re Stuck.

How much would you be willing to pay to be happier in a certain area of your life? And, if you were considering entering into the same arrangement today, knowing all you know now, would you choose it? Behavioral scientists call this the endowment effect. Whether a coffee mug or

The Provocateurs Podcast: Episode 15 w/Annie Duke — Playing your cards right

Former professional poker player Annie Duke is a master of decision making. In this Provocateurs podcast, hosted by Stuart Crainer of Thinkers50 and Steve Goldbach of Deloitte, she challenges us to examine our own biases and self-narratives to focus on the things we can control, in order to make better choices.  By

HBR On Strategy Podcast: Quitting Can Sometimes Be a Strategic Success

Quitting is often associated with failure — whether it’s a project, job, career, or company. But Annie Duke, an author and former professional poker champion, argues that quitting can sometimes be a strategic success. “Grit is great. Sometimes you see something that other people don’t see,” she tells IdeaCast host Alison Beard.

HerMoney: QUIT: When Walking Away is the Best Thing

Excerpt: “Winners never quit, and quitters never win.”  Many of us have heard that phrase at some point in our lives, and it’s a pretty good indicator of how we were raised to think about success. We’re told in school, in our jobs, and in relationships that we should stick

Money Mountaineering with Actuary Peter Neuwirth: Episode 7 with Annie Duke

A Note from Actuary and Author Peter Neuwirth, FSA, FCA — I invite you to tune in for this week’s episode of my podcast and video show, Money Mountaineering, where for 30 minutes, financial experts help us answer the question: What’s your future worth? Meet our guest: Bestselling Author Annie Duke Today’s topic: When

The Spark: Annie Duke and Quitting

Annie Duke, ex-poker player and decision strategist, tells Helen Lewis why our inherent bias against quitting needs to be deconstructed, and how to spot when it is your best option