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Common Sense: Get It, Use It, and Teach It in the Workplace by Ken Tanner

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Making Good Ones

One of my favorite cartoons is from The Far Side. In it, a new arrival in Hell is being tormented by the devil. He is facing two doors—one marked Damned If You Do and the other labeled Damned If You Don’t—while the devil impatiently demands that the newbie hurry up and make a decision.

We have to make decisions constantly. Hundreds of decisions. We have to decide what to have for breakfast, which shoes to wear, what route to drive to work, whether to enroll our kids in soccer, whether to take the stairs or the elevator, which movie to see, who to vote for. Every time you turn around, there is yet ...

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