The One-Minute Decision

We’re all barraged with decisions every day. We don’t have time for complex decision analysis. What we need is a way to make a one-minute decision. Here are some ideas: List the pros I found a great one-minute decision technique on the blog, “101 Questions That Will Change Your Life” http://101questionsblog.wordpress.com/2012/07/08/39-about-choices-decisions-and-fear/ by Jacqueline Garwood. Check … Continue reading The One-Minute Decision

It Takes a Long Time to Make a Quick Decision

I’m interested in why people hate making decisions, when decision-making is such a powerful tool to put you in charge. I’m always eager to hear about stumbling blocks that keep people from making decisions. What are yours? Please add a comment. I ran across a recent post that gives one person’s answer to this question. Stephanie … Continue reading It Takes a Long Time to Make a Quick Decision

Finding the Right Forks on the Right Road

What’s wrong with this picture? This is standard Microsoft clip art and I’ve used it in the past in my classes to illustrate decision-making. This is the stereotypical view of what a decision maker does—choosing among options. We talk about being “faced with a decision,” the implication being that it all starts when we have … Continue reading Finding the Right Forks on the Right Road