on any news channel and the buzz is about a recent series of tough decisions capturing
headlines: from Obama's decision
to attack Osama bin Laden in his Pakistani hideout
to the President's refusal to make public the photographs of the deceased
Most of us will never to
grapple with decisions of this magnitude. But tough calls are made every day in
business, from boardrooms to cubes. Are your decision-making skills up to par?
Decision-making is a daily
skill, from small choices-what's for lunch?-to bigger questions-who to hire for
a key role? In our past post Decision-Making 101 we walk readers through the basics. For readers in
search of a refresher, we also like the article The
Fine Art of Decision-Making:7 Tips for Getting Decisions Made Easier for concrete tips on getting you from a question to
Sometimes the basics just won't get the job done. You can walk through
decision-making trees for days but often the most daunting calls require a gut
check. Read Making the Tough Call for more on reconciling
your values with your decisions and How to Make Tough
Decisions in Eight Steps.
Finally, we leave you with a
wonderful piece that uses golf analogies to decode how effective decisions are often
made. It's worth a read even if you can't tell a nine-iron from a driver: Three Steps to Making Better Decisions.
What is the toughest work decision you've had
to make? What tools help move you from question to answer? Share your thoughts
here and on the Pendaflex Facebook page.
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