7 Keys That Will Help You Make The Right Decision Every Time

  • Consistent forward progress towards what we want.
  • Better ability to make adjustments quickly if we’re off track.
  • Less chances of feeling stuck, stagnant or unmotivated.
  • More new or unique experiences.
  1. Listen to your gut. Our gut or the inklings we get is simply our intuition guiding us to make right decisions. While I believe our intuition is never wrong, the only way to know that is true for certain is to test it out. The way to get started is to follow our intuition with small decisions initially. Once we start trusting our intuition more and more, we can follow our intuition for major decisions in life knowing that we have evidence that our intuition is always working in our favour.
  2. Conduct a personal decision assessment. It is extremely valuable to reflect back on the major decisions we’ve made in our lives up until now and analyse what the impact of those decisions have been. If we’re being totally honest with ourselves, we’ll know whether at the time we truly believed we made the right decisions or not. A personal decision assessment will provide valuable insights on how to make better decisions in the future.
  3. Give yourself the gift of time. Before jumping into a decision, sometimes it is valuable to pause, get centred and listen to our inner voice, before making a decision. Decisions that are made in haste or under duress often do not end well, which can cause some serious repercussions later on in life.
  4. Reach out to trusted advisors. Having people in our lives who we can trust and have our best interests at heart is beneficial especially if we have major decisions to make. While at the end of the day, we still must make decisions ourselves, our trusted advisors can provide different perspectives and make us consider things we may miss.
  5. Ask yourself better questions. As the quality of questions we ask control the quality of results we get, when we start asking better questions, we will experience better results. One question that we can ask is, “If I do or don’t make a decision now, what are the implications?”
  6. Focus on the benefits or opportunity. Most times, we won’t know the real implications of a decision or be in a position to anticipate what may happen. Therefore, it is valuable to focus on what the benefits will be if we make a decision, one way or the other.
  7. Have a clear vision for your life. All our decisions in life should move us closer to where we want to be. If we don’t know where we want to be or if we don’t have a clear vision for our lives, then we won’t know whether the decisions we are making are moving us closer to what we want or where we want to be. The clearer our visions in life, the easier it will be to make decisions that will help us reach our visions.

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