Category Archive: Decisions

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

How to Protect Smart People From Dumb Decisions

Smart people make dumb decisions. Chances are you think you’re above average in intelligence. Most of us do. Even though it’s impossible for MOST OF US to be above average at anything. Two… Continue reading

How to use Anxiety as a Decision-Making Tool

A little anxiety keeps you on your toes. Unease makes you alert and helps you bring your best to challenges and opportunities. Unanswered anxiety spirals out of control. One fear cascades into another.… Continue reading

How to Deal with Distractions While Making Crucial Decisions

You’re making a crucial decision and a few stakeholders want to air unrelated concerns or grievances. Distractors bring up peripheral issues when crucial decisions are under consideration.  Distractions include: #1. New opportunities. You… Continue reading