Category Archives: Values in decision making

Time to scrap those special projects?

Interestingly, on the same day I came across two articles with a similar message: “scrapping ongoing projects is one of the toughest decisions to take – even when we know they are no longer aligned with our direction and strategy” … Continue reading

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Irrational behaviour and Dan Ariely

Understanding behavioral economics is a key element in helping us to make good decisions – so this is a short blog to let people know about the free course that is about to begin: A beginners guide to irrational behavior … Continue reading

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Shut up and listen!

Here is a useful article from a great blog called Rethinking Complexity, out of Saybrook University. It challenges you to put aside preconceptions and really listen – even when what you are hearing goes against your fundamental beliefs. It does … Continue reading

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Information Overload and Decision Making

John Payne, a Professor at Duke Institute for Brain Science and gave an excellent TED talk around information overload and decision making. At the bottom of the page is a link to the 10 minute video (where there is a … Continue reading

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A Boardroom Fable – Making Better Decisions

A Boardroom Fable How Gail saves the company and Brad saves his reputation Taking strategic decisions in complex environments is one of the toughest, and most important jobs, of any Executive in both the public and private sectors. Taking good … Continue reading

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Decisions and leadership meet technology and crowds

Leadership and decision-making meet technology, collaboration and crowds. When I publish an article (or in this case a broadcast), I normally try and summarise it so that my too-busy readers are able to get the gist of what is being … Continue reading

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How do you measure success and your life?

Priorities, metrics and values. In decisions and in life!  The World Economic Forum is over and it appropriately included a degree of soul-searching and even an admittance that mistakes had been made. This has been a good lead-in to my deliberations as I … Continue reading

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