030 How Chess Offers Life & Career Lessons with FM Alisa MelekhinaAug 16, 2022
To some, chess is just a game…
But it can also be a valuable tool for giving us powerful life lessons…
And these lessons can teach us how to achieve our goals better. Or improve our career.
Sometimes, though, those insights aren’t always obvious to us...
So, we need a little help or awareness in uncovering them.
That’s what today’s guest, FM Alisa Melekhina, explains in my conversation with her.
And it’s also the subject of her superb book, Reality Check.
In this episode, you’ll discover:
- How chess teaches you more effective decision-making in your career.
- The best mindset for adult improvers who want to excel in chess but struggle with limited time.
- The chess “life lesson” of being calm or objective in the face of a problem.
- How to find meaning in your chess beyond just rating climbs.
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