Category: Decision Making

Your questions could be the answer

  |   Decision Making

“Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.” ~ Henry J. Kaiser That’s as inspirational as can be, but if you want to get from the problem to the opportunity and on to success, you need to ask good questions. The questions you ask determine the answers you get. Here are some questions to ask when you  »  Read More

Decision making for the real world

  |   Decision Making

After I got out of the Marines, I began working on my college degree. I was working in increasingly responsible positions during the day and attending classes at night. That made for some truly surreal experiences. The professors and textbooks painted one picture. Real life was often very different. Decision making was an  »  Read More

You and your assumptions

  |   Decision Making

“Don’t make assumptions.” I don’t know how many times I’ve heard that in my life. Instead of making assumptions about others, we’re supposed to “just ask.” When we’re making decisions, we should take nothing for granted. Is that a good idea? Is it even  »  Read More

It’s a fact

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When I was a kid, dinner was always a time for spirited discussion.  Every now and then that spirited discussion would veer dangerously close to argument. But since the house rules included never questioning another person’s integrity, intelligence, or motives, things usually stayed within bounds. Often, a  »  Read More

Mrs. Aristotle’s Teeth

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You’ve probably heard of Aristotle. The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy opens its article on the great philosopher with this: “Aristotle is a towering figure in ancient Greek philosophy, making contributions to logic, metaphysics, mathematics, physics, biology, botany, ethics, politics, agriculture  »  Read More

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