'If Decisions Can't Make Good, They Shouldn't Be Made At All'

Keeping your emotions in check is always tough when you're faced with a difficult decision. Author Simon Sinek suggests that one of the best ways to counter your emotions is to think about the results of a decision. If nothing good happens, you don't need to make it at all.

Using the example of a frustrated email where someone asks him for a favour, Sinek asks himself, "what good will come from this?" When he realises that neither sending out an angry reply or a nice one will result in anything good, he decides to send nothing at all. We know decision fatigue zaps your willpower, and the more decisions you can eliminate throughout the day, the better off you'll be.

Why to Wait Before Making an Emotional Decision - Simon Sinek [YouTube via Swiss Miss]


Comments

    *cringe*

    "Can't be made well"

      It's poorly worded but it didn't mean "Can't be made well" - they meant if decisions can't 'create good'
      in the summary: Sinek asks himself, “what good will come from this?”

    In addition; not replying or acknowledging an important email is literally the worst thing to do; especially if they are asking for help. That shows that you really don't give a shit about that person and that you are not even considerate enough to say "I'm sorry, I can't help right now"
    What idiotic advice.

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