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How Annie Duke Is Helping The World To Make Better Choices

Annie Duke retired from professional poker in 2012 as one of the most successful players of all time. Today, she is taking what she learned at the poker table about decision making and sharing it with the world as an author and public speaker. We sat down to talk about her new book How to Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices and why business is dealing with poker like environments and all the uncertainty that comes with it.

Dave Knox: You retired from poker in 2012 to focus on your next career as an author and public speaker. Your first book, Thinking In Bets, has a concept that life is like poker, not chess. Can you explain that viewpoint?

Annie Duke: As I transitioned from cognitive psychology where you’re

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Duke Energy advances climate strategy with aggressive pledge to electrify vehicle fleet by 2030

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Duke Energy is continuing its push to reduce carbon emissions with a new pledge to convert most of its current 10,000-vehicle fleet to electric or another zero-carbon alternative in just 10 years. With approximately 600 electric vehicles (EVs) already in its fleet, the utility says it will continue to pursue electrification as more electric vehicle options become available.

“We’ve set a bold vision to achieve net-zero carbon emissions from electric generation by 2050. But beyond how we generate power, we’re looking at other ways to transform our business to reduce emissions,” said Lynn Good, chair, president and CEO. “Electric vehicles are an important part of that strategy. With our new pledge, we’re committed to transitioning our fleet and spurring adoption within our communities.”

More specifically, Duke Energy’s pledge is to convert 100% of its nearly 4,000 light-duty vehicles to electric and

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