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Want To Make Better Decisions? Do This - Darius Foroux

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Learn from others' mistakes

Bad decisions never look like bad decisions at the moment.

So, a better strategy and faster way to stock up that "things to avoid" bin is learning from others' mistakes.

It amps up our effort to avoid making dumb decisions.

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Don't overthink

Trying too hard to make the perfect choice causes analysis paralysis. When we overanalyze every decision to avoid any kind of regret, it paralyzes us into indecision... that's how people end up wasting their lives. 

"What if... that means... but then... also... Oh, I've cir...

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Make small decisions & decide often

When you make small decisions early, before they become big — it’s easy. When you put off decisions, they become big — and painful.

It's like 'a stitch in time' kind of situation... deal with it when the things is small, before it becomes unmanageable.

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Earlier decisions = Better decisions

No matter what, we are making decisions all the time.... sometimes conscious, but more subconscious.

Not making a decision... "I'll put it off to another time" is also a decision.

So, to have more control over the outcome, we need to make more conscious decisions... earlier.

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