July 19, 2022
9 Of The Best Decision-Making Resources On The Internet
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This Week: 9 of the best decision-making resources on the internet
(1) Decision Making: A Framework That Works by Junto Investments
”In the same way compounding interest increases wealth, good decisions produce exponentially better results the more of them we make. So learning to make them well is a very healthy investment.”
Decision Making Archives
(2) Making Good Decisions as a Product Manager by @brandonchu
”Deciding how important a decision is, is the most important decision you can make. For people that make decisions for a living, understanding when one is really important vs. not-that-important is the most critical skill.”
Making Good Decisions as a Product Manager
While product managers may not build the actual product, they do produce something very tangible for a team: decisions.
(3) 3 Heuristics for Decision Making by @naval
3 Heuristics for Decision Making — Naval Ravikant | HackerNoon
There are infinite choices that we’re making all day long and trying to apply some rule to all these choices is difficult. These rules don’t apply to everything. Be intelligent ...
(4) Methods to Improve Decisions by Michael Mauboussin
“You gain more by not being stupid than you do by being smart. Smart gets neutralized by other smart people. Stupid does not.”
Methods to improve decisions (Five common mistakes and How to address them) by Michael J. Maubous...
Read background of Michael J. Mauboussin here Please find our summary of his paper below: (Emphasis ours) You gain more by not being stupid than you do by being smart. Smart ge...
(5) Checklists: Getting Important Decisions Right by Junto Investments
”Under conditions of complexity, not only are checklists a help, they are required for success.”
Checklists: Getting Important Decisions Right
How to use the timeless tool of a checklist to reduce the rate of error in important decisions.
(6) Decision Making - Reflections & Frameworks by @gregdocter
Link to thread: Decision Making - Reflections & Frameworks
(7) Creating a Decision Journal by @farnamstreet
”A decision journal helps you learn from past decisions, think through current decisions, and avoid problems before they happen.”
How a Decision Journal Changed the Way I make Decisions (Template Included)
A decision journal helps you learn from your past decisions, think through current decisions, and avoid problems before they happen.
(8) A thread on how great decision-making organizations think about decisions by @BenJohnstonSF
”Why good decision processes are so impactful, how to make better, faster decisions, and frameworks & tools”
Link to thread: A thread on how great decision making orgs think about decisions.
(9) How to make smart decisions by Lifelessons
”Ultimately I think it’s not about whether or not you’ve made the right decision, it’s about how you live with that decision. I think that’s the most important part in decision making.”
How to make smart decisions
In this article I interview Roman Tschäppeler the co-author of The Decision Book about how to make smart decisions! In this article: The too much information paradox B...
(10) How to make Difficult Decisions by Lifelessons
”If something is important to you, especially if it has long-term consequences – don’t rush into it. Take your time, do your homework, and get educated.”
How to make Difficult Decisions
It’s not chance, fate, luck or anything else that determines your destiny. It’s your decisions. Your decisions determine everything about your life: What you do Where you live W...
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