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Decide by David Wethey

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Chapter Eleven

My 20 best decision tips

Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.

(PETER DRUCKER, WRITER, MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT AND SAGE. BORN 1909 NEAR VIENNA, DIED 2005 IN CALIFORNIA)

There are many brilliant academics in decision science. Good books have been written on the subject by experts in many different disciplines. But there seems to be remarkably little help available for the man and woman in the street – who all have to make hundreds if not thousands of decisions in their lives.

Decision skills are the biggest differentiator between success and failure: more influential than intellect, academic qualifications, energy, hard work, personality. More powerful even than political savvy or low ...

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