Tag Archives: Decision Making

Three Rules for Better Decision Making

The primary responsibility of management is to allocate resources in the way that best achieves business objectives. If there are three or four options to allocate resources, which is the best choice? What is the time horizon for the decision? Is it best to hire more people? Why not partner with a contract resource company? Build a new facility or ...

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Make Your Best Decisions Using Brain Science

There’s no perfect way to make good decisions, but knowing what drives really bad decisions is a good start. I’ve always said that the benchmark for making the best decisions is to make the decision that you will be proud to have made. Yet we all make bad decisions. Sometimes they are well-calculated and thoughtful decisions that just lead to ...

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Nine Steps to Make the Hardest Decisions Easier

Decision making can be tough, especially for highly creative individuals, but this simplified approach of “Separating the Seeds from the Weeds” can clarify virtually every decision you make. If you want to make good decisions you have to get out of the emotional weeds. I’ve seen some of the smartest people I know struggle with decisions, especially those really tough ...

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The Ideal Way To Deal With Bad Decisions

Avoiding bad decisions is not the objective; owning them is. Think of the last really bad decision you made. You may be living through it right now. How did it, or how does it, feel? Not so great, right? Well get used to it! An Inconvenient Truth Here’s a very inconvenient truth. As a leader, you will make lots of ...

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The Most Important Skill Of Every Great Leader

“Great leaders ask these three questions when making any decision.” Great decision-making is one of the hallmarks of great leadership. But how do you develop great decision-making skills? Are some people just born with the ability to make good decisions by using innately logical minds and good intuition? Goooooooal! So, here’s a great piece of trivia that puts the pitfalls ...

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