The Success Equation

A website for The Success Equation, a book by Michael J. Mauboussin from Harvard Business Review Press.

Check out the various simulations, game and other content below. Buy the book on Amazon or Barnes & Noble .


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  • Tennis Sim

    If you have a 51% chance of winning a single point, how often will you take the match?

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  • Polya Urn Model

    A slightly revised version of the classic model

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  • Distribution Simulation

    Set skill and luck values then see how the season plays out

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  • Colonel Blotto

    Try your hand at the classic game theory challenge

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  • Mind Reader

    See if you can outwit the computer as it tries to guess what you will enter next

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Other Content

  • Videos

    Clips related to the book's content

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  • Bibliography

    All the sources referenced in the book, complete with links

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