PLAYING TO WIN
You must always play to win.
This will include taking chances that may bust you out of the tournament early.
You are not playing to cash the tournament, and you are not playing to make the final table.
You are playing to win the tournament.
DON’T JUST SURVIVE. THRIVE!
Most players in tournaments are just playing to survive the tournament.
They tend to play passively and carefully, waiting for a big hand. This is okay sometimes, but don’t get stuck in this “auto-pilot” mode.
Always be playing to win first place.