Tough decisions are, well, tough. What makes them especially tough is when the two choices seem to be even. This NPR article details what to do when faced with a tough decision, when and how to trust your gut, and how to implement a decision once you’ve decided what to do.
Tag: decision making
This New York Times article is called “How to Make Tough Decisions Easier.” It’s an interesting read, and we recommend it for anyone who is facing a difficult decision.
Key takeaways include:
- Realizing that F.O.B.O (fear of better options)is what is causing indecision. While F.O.B.O can sometimes lead to good decisions, it often makes decision makers less satisfied with what they chose.
- Strategies to define your M.F.D (the minimum outcome you are wiling to accept). With the M.F.D., you think strategically about the future, while focusing on the upside, not the downside.