# 12 Ways Detachment Will Make You More Successful

Which option do you prefer?

- I flip a coin. Heads, you get $100,000. Tails, you get nothing.
- I give you $10,000.

Of course, like any sane person, you’d take the $10,000. But maybe that isn’t so sane at all. In economics, there is this idea of expected value. You multiply the probability of an event by the potential payoff and get…