How To Make Better Decisions By Examining Your Assumptions
We continue to get extremely powerful responses to a new series of articles we have published, written by Jinny Ditzler, whom Habib and I have gotten to know recently. She coaches executives and companies on things like leadership and personal development, and has been working with us as we build PEERtrainer.
And our observation is that many of the skills someone would teach a CEO are extremely useful to people looking to make changes in their personal health and exercise habits. Think about this for a second, a CEO becomes more effective by making better decisions over time. I used to work in venture capital, and we would constantly be looking at companies to invest money in.
One of the main things we would look at was the decision making skills of the management team and CEO. This is critically important because if you make a decision based on a faulty assumption, bad things tend to happen. The ability of an executive to make a decision based on the correct assumptions can be the difference between success and failure.
The same thing is true with our own personal lives. Often times we believe things to be true that can be proven false very easily and are preventing us from taking big steps forward. This article that Jinny put together takes you through a 3 step process to help you uncover some of these beliefs for you: