One Tool for Better Decision Making

You don’t make better decisions because of poor judgment.

You make poor-quality decisions because you lack quality information.

A decision journal is one of the most powerful tools you can use in your personal and professional life.

An article for Farnam Street suggests when you’re faced with a large decision, use your journal to capture the following:

  • Your choice
  • Your expected result of making that choice
  • Your reason for expecting those results
  • How you feel about your decision

That ends today.

You’re going to make better decisions supported by better data. Maybe you have a pattern of making assumptions that you shouldn’t. Or perhaps you make a lot of decisions in an emotional state that isn’t ideal. Or perhaps your expectations are simply way out of line.



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Sean Oliver

Sean Oliver


Sean Oliver is a Product Marketing Manager in Seattle, WA