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These Six Questions Will Improve Your Decisions - Darius Foroux

Think about what you can’t know

Asking yourself critical questions forces you to think about what you can't know.

Critical questions direct you to friends, mentors, communities, books, courses, and even podcasts for insights that encourage an outside perspective.

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