Not Making A Decision Can Be The Worst Decision Of All

Often it is difficult to make a decision. Often we don't have enough data or we're emotionally-attached and hope that time will bring the clarity we need. The difficulty is that if we procrastinate too much, the decision will end up being made for us.

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Productivity weblog Stepcase Lifehack recommends taking some time when you feel tempted to procrastinate and see if waiting to make the decision will result in the decision being taken out of your hands. If that's the case, you should consider working through the decision right now while you can actually make a choice. A classic example is whether or not you should accept a job offer -- if you spend more than a week or so considering the job you might find that the employer chose someone else.

3 Things to Keep in Mind When Making Decisions [Stepcase Lifehack]


    Somewhere, someone is making decisions about your life. Right now. Your choice is to be that person or not, and the default, which is already in play, is 'not'.

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