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Focus More on the Process than Individual Outcomes

In studying the common traits of those most successful at games of skill – across disciplines – researchers have found a clear tendency to focus more on process than individual outcomes. Poker legend Amarillo Slim has described it this way: “The result of one particular game doesn’t mean a damn thing, and that’s why one of my mantras has always been ‘Decisions, not results.’ Do the right thing enough times and the results will take care of themselves in the long run.”