How to Make Good Decisions

Recently, I noticed that one of my kids was having a hard time making decisions. Over the holidays, we were on a Caribbean cruise and this child had difficulty deciding what to eat at nearly every meal.

If you’ve been on a cruise before (this was our first time), you know there are plenty of options and dozens of food choices available to you at each meal. Most of the options would have been good choices for him. Some were even great choices – his favorite foods. But a few were not so great and he wouldn’t have enjoyed them at all.

When it came time to place his order, he froze. He simply couldn’t decide.

Have you ever found yourself struggling to make a decision – maybe regarding a possible career change, starting that business you’ve always wanted, or some choice regarding your finances, love life, or family – because you were afraid you’d make the wrong choice? I have.

On one hand, it makes sense because we want to ensure that we make the right choice and avoid any pain or expense that may come from the wrong choice. And let’s face it – some choices carry with them some emotion pain and financial expense.

On the other hand, we can get caught up in “the paralysis of analysis.” What that means is that we can analyze the situation so much that, in order to avoid making the wrong decision, we don’t make any decision at all.

At times, it can seem like making no decision IS the safest decision to make. In reality, playing it safe by making no decision is, in my experience, often the wrong decision, because we’re not moving forward at all or taking any action.

Over the next few posts, I’ll share some tips that have helped me improve my chances of making the best decisions possible. And, I’ll share some ideas on how to recover from, and make the most of, bad decisions.

If you haven’t done so yet, please subscribe to my RSS feed, so you won’t miss future posts.

You might also like:
Know your life’s purpose…make great decisions?
Decision making process:  how to turn problems into opportunities
Life’s greatest truth and hardest lessson:  everything is a choice

Comments

  1. Ubobet is an internationally trusted gambling dealer before 2001 until now.
    By holding ascribed permission for online gambling sites that find the
    money for various types of betting games. Games welcoming intensify Sportsbook, breathing Casino and Cockfight.
    Ubobet has reached the entire world gambling shout from the
    rooftops including the Indonesian market. At present,
    all hours of daylight there are more than 100 thousand players who entrust their
    bets in the city of Ubobet.

    Ubobet List Site

    To register an account, players cannot do it directly on the Ubobet site.

    In supplementary words, prospective players must register
    through the attributed agent site for Ubobet listings such as Pandora188.
    By using Pandora188 ID the performer can bet on this city. How to register
    is quite easy, just by filling out the registration form correctly.
    After that create a increase of at least 25 thousand, subsequently the player can bet upon Ubobet.
    all performer who joins as a member at Pandora188 is entitled to a freebet added
    and in addition to a daily accrual other without exception.

    Ubobet Login

    After registering, players can log in upon Ubobet in two ways.
    The first is through ascribed partners who have collaborations
    such as Pandora188. Because the two sites have already formed a partnership, which means that betting upon the Pandora188 site is the thesame as
    betting on Ubobet directly. Or by the second pretension you can directly log in to the Ubobet site if you already have an account.
    How to log in Ubobet is quite easy, just enter your
    ID & password correctly.

Trackbacks

  1. […] in my post on How to Make Good Decisions, I promised I’d give you some tips on how to make good decisions, […]

Speak Your Mind

*