What to Do When You’ve Made a Bad Decision

Acting fast is crucial

How Anxiety Can Lead Your Decisions Astray

When we’re anxious, we seek the opinions of others. This can come with unexpected costs

Stop Second-Guessing Your Decisions at Work

How to move on without regret.

Slow Deciders Make Better Strategists

Embracing uncertainty helps too

What We Miss When We Judge a Decision by the Outcome

New research on taking intentions into account

Before You Make a Tough Decision, Imagine How You’ll Have to Sell It

Testing for resonance raises your chances of success

Don’t Let Emotions Screw Up Your Decisions

Anger can cause us to unfairly criticize others and their ideas.

Don’t Make Important Decisions Late in the Day

Cognitive fatigue affects your judgment and performance.

How You Make Decisions Is as Important as What You Decide

So get your process right.

How to Make a High-Stakes Decision

Even the most decisive manager can be thrown into despair when faced with a high-stakes matter. We make decisions every day without noticing, but a career-making (or breaking) challenge requires thought and deliberation. It’s unlikely that a single approach will serve you every time. However, there are key factors you should consider to ensure you reach a sound conclusion.

Timeless Advice for Making a Hard Choice

Approach it like a manager, but resolve it as a human being

A Checklist for Making Faster, Better Decisions

Seven steps based on behavioral economics.