Tag Archive: Decisions

How to Become More Decisive When You Fear Making Decisions

Some leaders are naturally decisive. But if you’re naturally indecisive, think of decisiveness as a skill to be learned, like riding a bike. The next time your boss refuses to make a decision,… Continue reading

When Your Inner Voice Leads You Down Narrow Holes

I’ve convinced myself that I was right only to find myself squirming to escape a narrow hole. The idea that your inner voice always leads you in the right direction leads to self-deception,… Continue reading

Decision-Making for Leaders: Beyond Pros and Cons

“You believe in the conclusion, and then you create supporting arguments.” Daniel Kahneman You weigh options based on the decision you’ve already made, while pretending to be open minded. The pros and cons… Continue reading

The 5 Powers of Shared Commitment

A leader who refuses to call for shared commitment embraces pointless turmoil. An inability to create shared commitments propels you toward frantic mediocrity. The doorway to meaningful achievement swings on the hinges of… Continue reading

How Negative Thinking Creates Positive Solutions

Shooting down ideas is sport to corporate teams. What happens when new ideas come before teams? People explain why they won’t work! Don’t you hate people who explain why something won’t work? I’ve… Continue reading

7 Ways to Be Decisive Without Being a Jerk

Confidence and correctness are not connected. No one wakes up in the morning with the intention of failing during the day. Decisiveness thinks it’s right when it’s wrong. 7 ways to be decisive… Continue reading