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By Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The author of Skin in the Game is rewarded as The hottest thinker in the world by The Times, A superhero of the mind by Boyd Tonkin and The most prophetic voice of all (GQ).
“Skin in the game is the ultimate BS filter and the engine of evolution. Do not pay attention to what people say, what they do and how much of their neck they are putting on the line.”
Citizens, political activists, police, entrepreneurs, fishermen, and artisans all have skin in the game. Policy wonks, corporate executives, many academics, bankers and most reporters don’t. It’s all about having something to lose and sharing risks with others.
In his inimitable style, Taleb draws on everything from Antaeus the Giant to Hammurabi to Donald Trump, from ethics to used car salesmen, to create a jaw-dropping framework for understanding this idea.
Just as the Black Swan did during the 2007 financial crisis, Skin in the Game comes at precisely the right moment to challenge our long-held beliefs about risk, reward, politics, religion and business – and make us rethink everything we thought we knew.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb spent twenty-one years as a risk taker before becoming a researcher in philosophical, mathematical and solved problems with probability. He is currently Distinguished Professor at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering but self-funds his own research.
His famous books, Antifragile, the Black Swan, the Bed of Procrustes and Fooled by Randomness, have been translated into thirty-seven languages. Taleb has authored more than fifty scholarly papers, ranging from international affairs and statistical physics. He refused all his awards and honors as they debase knowledge by turning it into