COVID-19: How learning and applying the concept of “Legs Decisions” can help us through the crisis

President Trump, like many other leaders in the world is facing a hard decision. How and when are we ending the lockdown that is currently in place in most parts of the world to control the SARS-CoV-2 virus? Trump describes it as the hardest decision he has to face in his presidency. According to his Read more about COVID-19: How learning and applying the concept of “Legs Decisions” can help us through the crisis[…]

How to make time for “Decision Timing”

Some people might wonder how they can make time for “Decision Timing” when time is such a precious resource for them. One very practical and promising way is to buy time. A team from Harvard Business School with colleagues from Canada and The Netherlands found that buying time promotes happiness and protects people from the Read more about How to make time for “Decision Timing”[…]

Change of Rhythm: Try the “Quick Reading” & “Very Quick Reading” Guide to read DECISION TIMING

When we have an important decision to take, I recommend a change of rhythm and a change of perspective. As in music, sometimes you like things faster and louder, and sometimes you like them slower and quieter. The pleasure comes from being able to choose. Sometimes you know straight away what you like, sometimes you Read more about Change of Rhythm: Try the “Quick Reading” & “Very Quick Reading” Guide to read DECISION TIMING[…]

Decision Timing (Lesson 1): Self-initiated and proactive decision making

Language and concepts are very important and instrumental in the way we think and act in this world! Analyzing our language and its use therefore yields very interesting insights about ourselves and our actions, particularly in the context of decision making. Current state Last week I started this analysis in my German article “Fremdwort “Entscheidungsterminierung” – Read more about Decision Timing (Lesson 1): Self-initiated and proactive decision making[…]