Tag Archive for 'Decision Making'

How to Make Great Decisions in Life: Top 5 Practical Insights

How to Make Great Decisions in Life: Top 5 Practical Insights

Making great decisions can be tricky: there are many hidden traps and potential roadblocks you need to be aware of. Here are 5 practical, actionable insights to help you make the best possible decisions to improve your life.

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The Relativity Mind Trap: How Comparisons Can Lead Us Astray

The Relativity Mind Trap: How Comparisons Can Lead Us Astray

Our minds make sense of the world by making comparisons. It’s human nature, but it can also lead us to think irrationally and make bad decisions. Learn how this mind trap works and how to escape it.

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Framing Changes Everything

Framing Changes Everything

How you frame a problem profoundly influences the solutions you get. And it’s too easy to fall into thinking traps when it comes to it. Let’s look at one of these traps — and offer some ideas on how you can overcome it.

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Top 10 Thinking Traps Exposed — How to Foolproof Your Mind, Part II

Top 10 Thinking Traps Exposed — How to Foolproof Your Mind, Part II

In the first part of this article, we focused on 5 traps that hinder our ability to think rationally. Now it’s time to complete the list and expose the remaining 5 dangerous traps to be avoided. Let’s dive right in.

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Top 10 Thinking Traps Exposed — How to Foolproof Your Mind, Part I

Top 10 Thinking Traps Exposed — How to Foolproof Your Mind, Part I

Our minds set up many traps for us. Unless we’re aware of them, these traps can seriously hinder our ability to think rationally, leading us to bad reasoning and stupid decisions. Here are the 5 most harmful of these traps and how to avoid each one of them.

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The Essential Guide to Effective Decision Making

The Essential Guide to Effective Decision Making

Making decisions is a fundamental life skill, and we can all learn to become much better at it. In this post, I present a simple, systematic approach you can use to make smarter choices starting today.

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Sunk Cost Bias: How It Hinders Your Life and 4 Ways to Overcome It

Sunk Cost Bias: How It Hinders Your Life and 4 Ways to Overcome It

The sunk cost bias can make people literally waste their whole lives on. The good news is that the biggest step to overcome it is simply becoming aware of how it works.

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