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Decisions = learning that lasts

This week I was reminded of the importance of lifelong learning and further convinced that a well-framed decision is one of the best ways to pass on skills to others.  I found myself on this train of thought after reading … Continue reading

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Life Roadmaps – Managing Dependencies

I’ve been populating a sample Life Roadmap within the Decision Driven® Life web service for a fictional 20-something, Jim Geny.  Here’s a filtered view of this roadmap that focuses on the alignment between 3 decisions: Life Vision Talents/Skills to Develop … Continue reading

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WIIFM – Why should I master decision management skills?

What’s in it for me?  Why should I expend the effort to master decision management skills?  Here are a few reasons: Career growth: The greater the breadth and depth of decisions that you master, the more valuable you are to any … Continue reading

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Decision skills for teens

Most of the attempts to teach decision-making skills to teenagers (that I’m aware of) have focused on basic decision analysis techniques (criteria, alternatives, evaluation/scoring, risk/uncertainty).  This is great, but I think it’s much more valuable to teach them the “big … Continue reading

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Mastering decision management skills

Learning is a lifelong process.  Sometimes what we think we know is the enemy of learning.  Learning starts with the admission (to ourselves) that we have a knowledge/skill gap to fill.  That takes humility or an imminent need to stand up and … Continue reading

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Some assembly, er training required

My primary motivation behind creating the Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) was to pass on some really valuable skills and concepts to a much broader audience than I could ever reach using a traditional consulting model.  In a large company, high … Continue reading

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Separate your to-do and to-learn lists

Lots of people maintain daily, weekly or monthly to-do lists.  These lists typically jumble together 3 types of tasks: Maintain my life: Day-to-day operational stuff to keep life going.  These tasks are the consequences that flow from the sum of … Continue reading

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