How can we make better, more effective decisions? It’s important to find out because the quality of our lives is determined by the quality of our decisions.
Many of our decisions are impaired even before we start to make them because of cognitive blind spots. So what are some examples of these cognitive glitches, and how can we overcome them? That’s what you’ll discover in this episode.
- Read Everything is Figureoutable by Marie Forleo (will help you develop your “figure it out” muscle)
- Read Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman (and examine your thinking with more examples like the “baseball and ball” test)
- Read The Great Mental Models, Vol. 1 by Rhiannon Beaubien and Shane Parrish (An overview of key “thinking principles”)
- Visit Farnham St. Blog (An ongoing examination of key “thinking principles”)
- Listen to The Knowledge Project podcast (An ongoing discussion of key “thinking principles”)
- Listen to Tim Ferriss Show podcast (will help you find successful people to model and learn how they made good decisions)
- Listen to Mixergy podcast with Andrew Warner (will help you find successful people to model and learn how they made good decisions)
- Read Post-Corona by Scott Galloway (Discover the powerful trends that are driving radical change now, and what you should do to capitalize opportunities and meet challenges)
- Read Thinking In Bets by Annie Duke (Develop better decision-making skills in general)
- Read The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel (Develop better decision-making skills regarding finance)
- Read Alchemy: The Dark Art and Curious Science of Creating Magic in Business, and Life by Rory Sutherland (to understand how some things work even though they don’t make sense, and vice-versa)
BTW, I’d love to hear your questions or get feedback (if you want to record your thoughts using this cool tool).
Also, you might want to download my free Guide to Working Smarter in the Digital Age (to help you optimize your practice —so you start working less and relaxing more).
And if you want to make improvements faster, check out my Working Smarter course.
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