What to Do When You Make a Bad Decision
Once we’ve made what we’d call a bad decision, we give it a lot of meaning it does not inherently have.
So try to mentally separate yourself from the decision. Doing so can help you strip it of its power.
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Successful people have 4 strategies that help them clearly define what they want:
Waiting around often means you’re not happy with any of the options, because they’re not right for who you are. So, when you find yourself stuck between possibilities, think about what you rea...
If you’re feeling pressured into making the decision that looks good, step back and examine your reasoning.
If you can’t come up with a good answer, you know it’s not for you.
Remember that doing something trumps doing nothing.
For example, instead of being afraid of choosing the wrong job and suffering through the same job you have been hating for years, imagine taking a job that is not the ideal, but giving your all and building on it. This will help you advance, lead projects and develop your skills and resume. You'll be more at ease to change jobs at that point.