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Advice from an ex-Marine officer on making tough decisions

Making difficult decisions: Things to do

  • Don't panic. A tough choice means an increased level of difficulty, dilemma, and anxiety. Recognize that it exists, reducing the stress when you can, and don't allow it to escalate to panic.
  • Clearly identify the issue. Pause to get clarity. Be precise before you act as it will help you gauge the real extend of the problem.
  • Weigh and balance. Ask if you need to make this decision, when you have to make it, and what the decision will be. Decide how much time you have and use it effectively.

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