Category Archive: Decisions

How to Make Decisions Like a Leader

Poor decisions are often about human frailty, not logic, situations, and information. You’ll continue making poor decisions until you acknowledge the human-frailty-factor. More information doesn’t solve decision-fatigue, for example.   Decision fatigue: The… Continue reading

How to Take Control of Your Life

If you don’t choose how to show up – before you show up – someone else eventually controls your life. It’s misery when you give control of your life to disappointing-others. A disappointing… Continue reading

3 Questions to a Decision When Things are Uncertain

Ambiguity is always present in a world filled with people, change, and opportunity. Only the dead are certain. In praise of imperfect decisions: Clarity and confidence develop as you go, not before you… Continue reading

Daniel Kahneman on Expert Intuition

The challenge of intuition is you think it’s right before it’s examined. When you have an intuition, you don’t have other intuitions. You have confidence. The danger of going with your gut is… Continue reading

How to Fuel Energy and Explore Possibility

The need for a quick solution prevents leaders from asking powerful questions. What if questions are more powerful than statements? Powerful questions: #1. Ignite curiosity. Curiosity comes before solution and innovation. You know… Continue reading

How Leaders Predict the Future

The ridiculous notion that you know what’s going to happen tomorrow causes false confidence today. This is verifiable in the buying and selling of stocks, for example. Daniel Kahneman’s research suggests that our… Continue reading