Renowned author Nassim Taleb to conduct lecture in Georgia
15 February, 2018
Renowned author Nassim Taleb to conduct lecture in Georgia
On March 30 and April 1, Nassim Taleb will hold a two-day lecture about antifragility, which will be attended by top 100 managers from Russia and CIS countries.

The internationally recognized author at the sessions will talk about what criteria we should use to evaluate the antifragility and develop it in ourselves and in the company as well.

Additionally, the participants will listen the excerpts from new book „Skin in the Game“, “The Logic of Risk Taking”, which has not
been published yet.
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“Antifragility is the ability to get benefit from failure, to be strong while facing difficulties, and to move forward in big uncertainty” – this is the phrase which belongs to Nassim Taleb and which you can read in his book "Black Swan".

Because of the interactive formats and limited number of the participants of the seminar, anyone will be able to comment or ask a question.

The event will be held in the hotel "Radisson Blu Iveria", one of the best hotels in Georgia located in the heart of sunny Tbilisi.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb is the author of best-selling books Antifragile and The Black Swan.

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Antifragile

For 10 years now, he’s been studying unexpected and predicted events in the global economy. Taleb started as a risk analyst at New York stock exchanges and ran his own hedge fund.
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Black Swan

We’ve selected the most inspiring quotes from Anti-fragile:

About advice:
Never ask anyone about his/her opinion, forecast or recommendation. Simply ask what do they have or have not in their portfolio.

About wealth:
The more wealthy community becomes, the harder it is to handle one’s life within one’s budget. It is much harder to handle wealth than stringency.

About unsuccessful people:
Person is unsuccessful if he/she does not analyze oneself after failure, is stunned and stays in self defensive position, instead of acquiring new information. Unsuccessful people try to explain their mistake instead of advancing themselves. Such people consider themselves as victims of big conspiracy, bad boss or bad weather.

About experiment and mistake:
Accidental element in experimental or mistaken method is not considered accidental, if it is formed in a rational way, by usage of mistake, as the source of information. If all experiments give information about what does not work, you start thinking about the way out – subsequently each test becomes even more precious since you make a number of discoveries during the process.

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