What process do you use to make decisions?
“Uhh … I put together a pros and cons list!”
“I harness my awesome spreadsheet skills and work out the variables in cells.”
“I ask others for their opinions and seek information from people who have been in my shoes.”
All of these tactics are common decision-making techniques…but they’re not processes.
What happens when you get stuck on a critical decision that you need to make quickly?
Does the intensity of the situation get the best of you? Do you make the decision based on your gut reaction? Or do you work calmly through a list of techniques that will help you arrive at a well-informed decision?
If you rely on your instincts in the heat of the moment, that’s natural. But it won’t lead to the best outcome, and it lacks process.
Today’s guest is here to share two decision making processes that can help you cut through the noise and arrive at a well-thought out decision. If you love practical guests with information that you can apply right away, you’ll love this episode.
Dr. Gleb Tsipursky has over 15 years of experience in academia in the area of decision making. In those years, he’s developed effective decision-making strategies based on behavioral economics and cognitive neuroscience. Dr. Tsipursky uses these strategies in his coaching and consulting practice.
His dozens of peer-reviewed academic publications have appeared in scholarly journals like Behavior and Social Issues and the Journal of Social and Political Psychology. His expertise has been featured in over 550 published articles and 450 interviews.
If you’re grappling with a decision, this episode might help you break through the barriers keeping you stuck in analysis paralysis.
You’ll enjoy this episode if…
- You want a fleshed out decision-making process – not just a bunch of cobbled together techniques that you won’t remember to use.
- You have a major decision you’re working through right now and feel hopelessly stuck.
- You want to think ahead and create a plan of action for the rest of the year and beyond, but have no idea how to factor in all of the uncertainty.
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