43 min

#41 🃏 How High Stakes Poker Stopped Me Overthinking The Human Performance Podcast

    • Management

On the podcast this week, Emil Ekvardt talks about how high stakes poker changed his life, and how the lessons he learned from 12 hour-long sessions with no breaks and big economic swings helped him develop his mindset and increase his performance.

Emil picked up poker at age 16, and by 25 he was a poker millionaire. These incredible economic swings and extreme conditions made him obsessed with performing the best at what he does. Now, he's moved away from poker focusing on improving human performance and personal development, helping people to stop overthinking and find their passion.

On the podcast this week, Emil Ekvardt talks about how high stakes poker changed his life, and how the lessons he learned from 12 hour-long sessions with no breaks and big economic swings helped him develop his mindset and increase his performance.

Emil picked up poker at age 16, and by 25 he was a poker millionaire. These incredible economic swings and extreme conditions made him obsessed with performing the best at what he does. Now, he's moved away from poker focusing on improving human performance and personal development, helping people to stop overthinking and find their passion.

43 min