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Manage Your Time by A & C Black Publishers

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7Developing decision-making skills

Some people are naturally more decisive than others. For them, it’s relatively easy to respond to a situation, weigh up the pros and cons of various ways of tackling the issue, make the decision and move on. For the indecisive, though, the process can be nightmarish, stressful and eat up an awful lot of valuable time. The trick here is to find a decision-making style that means you spend enough time on a decision to make sure it’s a good, well-considered one, but that you cut out the procrastination. Avoid the temptation to make knee-jerk judgments: you may think you are creating a good impression by looking decisive, but it’s the quality of the decision that counts in the end.

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