By Chip Heath, Dan Heath
Study in psychology has printed that our judgements are disrupted by way of an array of biases and irrationalities: We’re overconfident. We hunt down info that helps us and downplay info that doesn’t. We get distracted by way of temporary feelings. in terms of making offerings, it kind of feels, our brains are wrong tools. regrettably, only being conscious of those shortcomings doesn’t repair the matter, any longer than understanding that we're nearsighted is helping us to work out. the true query is: How will we do better?
In Decisive, the Heaths, in response to an exhaustive research of the decision-making literature, introduce a four-step method designed to counteract those biases. Written in an interesting and compulsively readable variety, Decisive takes readers on an unforgettable trip, from a rock star’s inventive decision-making trick to a CEO’s disastrous acquisition, to a unmarried query that may frequently get to the bottom of thorny own decisions.
alongside the way in which, we examine the solutions to serious questions like those: How will we cease the cycle of agonizing over our judgements? How will we make staff judgements with no harmful politics? and the way will we make sure that we don’t disregard worthwhile possibilities to alter our course?
Decisive is the Heath brothers’ such a lot powerful—and important—book but, supplying clean concepts and sensible instruments permitting us to make higher offerings. as the correct selection, on the correct second, could make the entire distinction.
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Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work by Chip Heath, Dan Heath