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Decision-making traps seem to be all around us

Over the last couple of posts, I’ve been writing about making difficult decisions and some of the reasons they can be difficult: the traps along our way. None of us is immune to these traps: our brains are busy and … Continue reading

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Did you get caught in a decision-making trap?

My last post, Tough calls and conquering indecision, provoked a few emails from readers describing times they felt they had made a poor decision. Those poor decisions aligned with several themes – traps that we can all fall into when … Continue reading

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Tough calls and conquering indecision

My client, let’s call her Sophie, had a decision to make. It was a big decision with far-reaching ramifications. She was struggling. ‘And the problem is,’ she sighed, ‘it seems to have made me incapable of making any decisions at … Continue reading

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Finding shades of grey

We are all capable of filtering how we receive information from the world around us. One of the filters I come across most often is the ‘black and white’ filter. Whatever popular fiction might tell us, there are no shades … Continue reading

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Tipping the scales

Some decisions we make are easy: in our minds, there is only one possible response. Of course, these vary from person to person: your idea of a no-brainer (‘would you like the winning numbers to this week’s lottery?’) may throw … Continue reading

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