MBA1474 The Worst Time To Make Big Decisions

Sometimes, it’s not how you make decisions, but when.

When you’re faced with a major choice, with significant stakes on the line, you have to make sure of one thing before you decide. You have to make sure that the context in which you make your decision isn’t putting the kind of pressure on you that distorts your thinking.

Sometimes, it’s more important to make the best decision than it is to make a quick decision.

Sometimes, we make decisions before we have to, just to relieve the pressure of having to make one. And while we’re all for moving forward generally, sometimes, pumping the brakes is the smartest decision you can make.

Today, we’ll explore how to tell the difference between patience and paralysis.

A long time ago, our host Omar made a decision he shouldn’t have. If he had just waited, a better option would’ve revealed itself. Faced with a similar context later, he remembered what went wrong – and found options he didn’t see the first time around.

It’s a lesson he never forgot. Now, we offer it to you.

Learn how to create the conditions for good decision-making. Find options outside the lesser of two evils. Make the call, not just any call. Click Play!


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