Helpful Tips on Decision Making

By |October 9th, 2013|Leadership, Qualifications, Qualifications Certificate IV, Qualifications Diploma, School of Business, School of Leadership, School of Management, School of Project Managment, Schools, Shortcourses, Soft Skills|

"In general, we make decisions more intelligently by examining as many alternatives as is reasonable and then deciding on the best of them… But making a decision rationally does not guarantee that it will be a good one or that it is better than some other decision. It does, however, increase the probability that it will be a good one." Robert Fitzgibbons in Making Educational Decisions. Research says According to a study by the University of Southern California, decision making is easier and about 20% faster when standing rather than sitting. A general observation was that respondents were prone to action when they stood. The research found that the heart rate increases by 10 beats per minute when standing and this may stimulate the brain to work faster. So, when faced with a difficult issue at work, stand and walk around periodically, taking deep breaths to increase the oxygen intake, to [...]