1. Think in Years, Not Days
Thee most successful people, Banfield found, “are intensely future-oriented. They think about the future most of the time,” rather than thinking only of the next few hours or even minutes
2. Understand the Effects of Decision Fatigue
3. Cut down on the number of decisions you have to make each day
4. Consider the Opposite
5. Stay away from the ‘What if’ game
The bottom line of decision making involves determining which potential decision will offer the best possible outcome based on what we know now.
Good decisions don’t ensure success but bad ones almost always ensure failure.