Decision-making Tag Archive

When to use your gut instinct?

(Extracted from James Clear’s 3 ideas, 2 quotes, 1 question (October 10, 2019) Gut reactions are usually very wrong or very right. They tend to be wrong when they are based purely on emotion and in domains where...

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Gifts are easy. Choices are hard. We are our choices.

(Extracted from Jeff Bezos’s speech delivered to graduates from Princeton University on May 30, 2010.) What I want to talk to you about today is the difference between gifts and choices. Cleverness is a gift, kindness...

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Reversible or Irreversible Decisions

(Extracted from Jeff Bezos 1997 Letter to Amazon shareholders) Some decisions are consequential and irreversible or nearly irreversible – one-way doors – and these decisions must be made methodically,...

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