Decision-Making

How To Expand Your Choices in Any Situation with the Choice Expansion Pattern

“Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.” — William Jennings Bryan By practicing the Choice Expansion pattern, especially for key choices, you can motivate yourself more effectively, find better alternatives, and make better choices […]

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Advice is for Winners (Book Review)

The best book on advice I’ve been reading is Advice is for Winners: How to Get Advice for Better Decisions in Life and Work. You can try to go it alone in the world, but the reality is you can be more effective if you leverage advice from people around the world — if you know how to seek advice with skill. To put it simply, life’s better with the right advice.

By March 17, 2013 3 Comments Read More →

10 Ways to Defeat Decision Fatigue

We can defeat or mitigate decision fatigue with proven practices. We can learn from business executives, air force fighter pilots, fire-fighters, doctors, and intense knowledge work, like software development.

By May 5, 2012 10 Comments Read More →

Groups Exaggerate Decisions

Groups don’t always make better decisions, and two-heads aren’t necessarily better than one. It can be “herd mentality” in action.

By April 12, 2012 Leave a comment Read More →

The Leap of Faith

This is a guest post by Paul Enfield on how you have to take risks, to get the rewards. It’s about taking a leap of faith.

By January 4, 2012 6 Comments Read More →