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How To Make Better Decisions

Over time, you should develop the skills for making better decisions based on past experiences and any newfound knowledge. There are still steps you can take to learn how to make better decisions f...

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Create Action Plan

Once you have decided what you are going to do, you should write out steps to actually implement it. Your action plan should include the step-by-step approach, your timeline for implementing your s...

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2. Identify The Risks You Take

Familiarity breeds comfort. And there’s a good chance you make some poor decisions simply because you’ve grown accustomed to your habits and you don’t think about the danger you’re in or the harm y...

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3. Don't Ask Other People What You Should Do

You don’t have to ask people what they think. It makes it even more difficult to make a decision when you are caught up in other people’s opinions about what’s best for you. 

If you ask 4 pe...

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4. Heart Vs Head

Some people are ruled by their heart and some by their head. The secret to strong decision-making processes is to know which personality type you are and take steps to balance things out. If you’re...

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5. Remove Yourself From The Situation

If you want to be a better decision-maker, it can be helpful to allow yourself to be an outside observer of the situation. When you do, you're more likely to think about all your other options and ...

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6. Commit To Your Decision

If you can’t do this and you are still thinking about alternatives, then your decision will not be good because you’re not able to let go of those other options. It is very important to follow thro...

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7. Allign Your Life With Core Values

Decisions you make based on your core values create motivational alignment. So make your decisions based on whether or not they align with your highest values, passions, and priorities, or it’s not...

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Whether you left the house without an umbrella and got drenched on the way to work, or you blew your budget because you couldn’t resist an impulse purchase, set aside time to reflect on your mistak...

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9. Manage Your Emotions

Emotions should play a role in your decision-making, but it becomes necessary to make sure you're acting with emotional intelligence if you want to make better decisions. Just like there is a delic...

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