A poker pro's tips on playing your cards right in business
Former real estate developer Barry Shulman, 59, took a gamble by coming out of retirement to purchase Card Player magazine--and it paid off big. Now a championship poker player as well as publisher and owner of Card Player, CardPlayerPress and CardPlayer.com, Shulman offers his inside tips for improving your poker game and, consequently, your entrepreneurial game:
1. Read looks and gestures. Are players leaning forward? Are they acting quickly? Poker helps you read nonverbal cues--crucial when you're deciding whether to press for that extra percent.