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Philip Reed – A Priest, Blackjack Player, & $30,000 Walk Into a Bar… #292

By: Dave Asprey
March 15, 2016

Philip Reed – A Priest, Blackjack Player, & $30,000 Walk Into a Bar… #292

Why you should listen –

Philip Reed is a multi-platform author, writing about a variety of subjects in a simple and compelling style that changes people’s lives. His sports series is about performance under pressure in basketball, golf and blackjack and his latest book is “Wild Cards, A Year Counting Cards with a Professional Blackjack Player, a Priest and a $30,000 bankroll.” On this episode of Bulletproof Radio, Philip sits down with Dave to talk about counting cards, cognitive enhancement in the casino, working memory, the importance of mentorship and teamwork, performance learning curves and more. Enjoy the show!

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What You Will Hear

  •     0:00 – Cool Fact of the Day
  •     1:19 – Introducing Philip Reed
  •     4:16 – Wild Cards
  •   13:57 – Performance learning curves
  •   17:06 – Risks and counting cards
  •   24:11 – Working memory
  •   27:39 – Cognitive enhancement and blackjack
  •   33:34 – Mentorship
  •   40:50 – Teamwork at the table
  •   47:17 – Performance enhancers for blackjack
  •   50:55 – Tips for counting
  •   52:28 – Top 3 recommendations for kicking more ass and being Bulletproof

Featured

Wild Cards 

Pause-N-Throw

Edmunds

Resources

Bringing Down the House 

Al Francesco

Wired on card counting 

Nam Le

Ginko biloba

Bulletproof

Bulletproof Coffee

Choline Force 

Bulletproof Diet 

Brain Octane Oil 

Bulletproof on iTunes

Bulletproof on Podcastone 

Modafinil blog post 

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