Waiting, postponing, doubting, researching too much — it’s all not useful. Get your act together, and decide firmly whenever you have to make one. And when you made the wrong decision, own it, apologize, and make another decision.
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Decision making is hugely draining. If you can reduce cognitive fatigue from decision making, you’ll have more emotional energy for other things. “Rules of thumb” is aimed at producing a good outcome most of the time with minimal case-by-case effort. “If I’m going to run out in less than two weeks, order it online now.”