Do you believe in making decisions swiftly and decisively or with more caution and deliberation?
Whichever is the case, try these three tips to help you reach conclusions and avoid decisions trap:
- Get the right mind on the job: Decision making is the process of converting input into output. To make the best decisions, optimize your input by getting the opinions and insights of trusted people who know the arena best.
- Decide your decision making process: Bickering often happens during the decision making process. Be clear with yourself and others involved about the steps you will take to reach the decisions.
- Demand Diversity: To much agreement is dangerous; you need dissenting opinios too. Give a minority viewpoint a voice or appoint a devil’s advocate. Listening to the “other side” will give you a more appropriate,rational and robust answer.