Decision Making Factors, Learn How We Make Decisions
When you consider your decisions, are you motivated by desire or fear?
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When you consider making a decision, who do you turn to?
What drives you in your work?
Where do you prefer to direct your focus?
Some people are motivated by the big picture, while others are driven by the details.
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