Every decision you make -- every decision that you make every second -- is not a decision about what to do, it is a decision about who you are. Every act is an act of self-definition. --Neale Donald Walsch

Six Keys to Making Good Decisions

Six Keys to Making Good Decisions

Jun 22, 2010-- "On my first day in a class called 'Decision Analysis' at Stanford, I was shocked when Prof. Ron Howard said that you couldn't judge a decision from the outcome. I walked up to him after class and said, 'Professor, this is what I have read in spiritual texts - that we are only competent in the action, and the outcome is not in our hands. Your principle is ancient.' Prof. Howard replied, 'It may be, but these texts don't tell you how to apply this to financial decision-making, and we have worked out the details here.'" Somik Raha, a PhD in decision analysis, describes his exploration of a process for making good decisions, and how it helps bridge the material and spiritual. He then introduces six keys of decision quality, applicable by anyone in any decision situation. (13518 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionReflect on a good decision you've made in the recent past and consider how it checks out against the six elements of decision quality above.



Quote Bulletin


Let your capital be simplicity and contentment.
Henry David Thoreau

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 245,231 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Apr 8: Mark Nepo: Where To Now? (11,124 reads) May 3: Last Lecture (13,503 reads) Apr 24: How to Hardwire Resilience into the Brain (11,161 reads) Apr 22: Why Your Brain Needs to Dream (9,956 reads) Apr 27: The Physics of Vulnerability (17,401 reads)

More ...