Bryan’s Blog: Difficult choices – the answer lies within

When a decision is a tough one, it is often a choice between two alternatives that could both end up with “similar” results. Similar can be as in comparing a Navel orange to a Valencia orange or a Navel orange to a Granny Smith apple or a Navel orange to a mango or snow peas…
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Bryan’s Blog: Following intuition takes guts

Intuition can be a powerful decision tool, however it is so often misused. If you are not aware of the times when you could or should follow your intuition then you are most likely taking a big chance on the outcome – then you will certainly need guts. The times you should use intuition are…
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Bryan’s Blog: Detox The Uncertainty Paradox

The only certainty is uncertainty. The Uncertainty Paradox! I finished last year writing about our tendency towards impulsiveness and our counter-tendency towards indecisiveness. Both are very real and are played out under different circumstances EXCEPT the underlying issue is ‘uncertainty’. Impulsiveness is a problem because we fail to consider the uncertainties well enough while indecisiveness…
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Bryan’s Blog: Working with our tendency for indecisiveness

Last blog I wrote about working with our tendency for impulsiveness. Which can lead to one hell of a fun ride and other times can lead to regret. Counter this with the fear of making the wrong decision. Sometimes we are so uncertain as to the right decision we are frozen and unable to decide.…
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Bryan’s Blog: Working with our tendency for impulsiveness

The solution for working with our tendency for impulsiveness can be found in Daniel Kahnemann’s book Thinking Fast and Slow. He gives more than forty heuristics, where we take mental shortcuts to make a quicker decision. (Erik Johnson has a nice summary of each of them here). Kahnemann explains how each of these are by…
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