Monthly Archives: May 2015

HAVE A RATIONAL DECISION STRATEGY

And Use Something Else Have a place for everything and put the thing someplace else. That’s not advice, it is merely custom. Mark Twain My title and subtitle describe my recommended decision strategy and was inspired by Mark Twain’s whimsical … Continue reading

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MAKING UP MY MIND

And Changing It Not to decide is to decide. Harvey Cox Making decisions is one thing in life that cannot be avoided — as Harvey Cox pointed out. And I believe it is one of the most important skills one … Continue reading

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DECISION RULES OF THUMB

Homemade Recipes For Making A Choice  A rule of thumb is an easy to remember guide that falls somewhere between a mathematical formula and a shot in the dark. Tom Parker  This blog describes the role of decision rules of … Continue reading

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NO THOUGHT IS AN ISLAND

It’s An Ocean Of Ideas Thoughts do not pass through consciousness as separate strands of experience,                   but they are constantly interconnected and modify each other as they go along.                                                        Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi No thought is an island reminds me … Continue reading

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