CHAPTER 14Make Up Your Mind: Sharp Decision-Making Skills

What to Expect: It’s natural to feel overwhelmed with the amount of opportunities available, with little insight on what the “right” path is. This chapter presents a framework for effective decision-making, while also discussing the benefits of decision-making avoidance.

All choices must be with a clear and attainable goal in mind.… Decisions made without clear goals in mind are likely to create confusion, resentment, and failure.

—Bill Russell

It is our choices…that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

—J.K. Rowling

Going through school, I was used to one thing: structure.

Even after finishing all the required courses in high school and college, though I got to take a ...

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