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An easy to create order in your life is to view your life as if it is a game.

Let’s review the key elements in a game:

   Players: Each person who makes a choice in a game or who receives a payoff from the outcome of those choices. In Baseball, there are nine players on each of 2 teams. In poker there may be a number of players at the start of each game, however, this can change as the game progresses over time.

   Length of the Game:  Some games like basketball and football are determined by a specific time frame. A cocktail party invitation may state “From 6 – 9 PM”. The length of a poker game varies depending on the number of players, type of game and blind levels (forced bets). Generally what is known by regular players as a “6 seater sit and go game” would last approximately an hour, but tournaments could last several hours, depending on the skill levels of the various players. Some poker games have a strict time limit enforced. This is what takes place in “speed chess” and “Sky Poker”.

   Strategies per player: In any game each player chooses from a limited number of possible actions. In daily life the number of possible actions allowed in a game space might be defined by the law, how the law in enforced by various rules, regulations and unwritten social contracts and generally acceptable behavior in a specific game space. The total of these possible actions is known as a “set*”. In some games, the number of available strategies is the same for all players but this is not always the case.

By viewing your life a game to can begin to strategize to excel and be more effective in every way




Listen here as Lewis explain the RealUGuru Project and how we can give up unnecessary struggle through visionary thinking in this insightful interview with award winning journalist Phyllis Haynes about the RealUGuru Project





Winning The Game Of Life: A Primer On Lewis Harrison’s Applied Game Theory


Lewis Harrison founder of the RealUGuru Project Think Tank is a master lifehacker, writer, mentor, success and wealth coach, content-rich, motivational speaker, and an entrepreneur specializing in problem solving and strategizing  based on game thinking, applied game theory and Game Thinking.

He is the author of over twenty-two books published in five languages.


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The offerings on RealUGuru.com focus on the application of applied game thinking, gamification, decision science, positive psychology, happiness,  and visionary thinking to solve basic, complex and extreme problems. He is the creator of a free course on business success and human potential.

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