How to Make Decisions Effectively

  • Know and understand the biggest threat to good decision-making – harmful emotions
  • Decision-making is a two-step process: first learning, then deciding
  • Synthesize the situation you’re dealing with
  • Make your decisions as expected value calculations
  • Prioritize by weighing the value of additional information against the cost of not deciding
  • Use principles and convert them into algorithms, then have the computer make decisions alongside you.

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