Benjamin Franklin had a life-long interest in finding ways to make himself more effective. It worked. He become a statesman, an inventor, a publisher, a writer… and got his face featured on the hundred-dollar bill. One of his techniques was a simple way to make a difficult decision, specifically whether to do something or not. … Continue reading Ben Franklin’s decision technique
Your initial statement of the decision issue is almost always wrong! A common reason is that it focuses on the solution and not the driving need. For example, I might state a decision as, “Which cell phone to buy?” I would then say that my goal is to have a cell phone. But, in fact, … Continue reading Is that really your goal?