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Perfect is not the goal

Many mediocre business people become successful just because they get things done.

Being smart or well-positioned or creative helps, but only second to progress - the ability to move from point A to point B to point C.

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When faced with a difficult decision, set a date or time for you to come to a conclusion. Doing this forces a habit of self-trust.

You will be right sometimes, and other times you'll be wrong. However, making a decision is more important than waiting for an outside force to decide for you....

One of the root causes of analysis paralysis is that CEOs and founders built their organization to depend upon them. As a leader, your responsibility is not to make every decision yourself, but to create systems and a culture that empowers people to make educated decisions on their own...

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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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To avoid over-ruminating about a decision, give yourself a time frame to think about it. 

If it’s a small issue such as what paint color to paint your office, perhaps a deadline of 10 minutes is sufficient; whereas a larger decision such as whether to accept a new job of...

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Three Tips for Making Better Decisions

Have you ever made a decision that you later look back on and regret? This happens when we’re not aware of how we make decisions.

And that’s odd because the decisions we make, or in many cases not make, shape the outcome of lives. But many of us don’t know how we make decisions. By understa...

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