Event planners make a lot of decisions. Each one has an impact on the event. How can you be certain you are making the right decision?
Shelley Row was an engineer for the government. As a victim of over-thinking decisions, she began to study the problem. After interviewing 77 executives on the decision making process, she developed Infotuition®.
Now she travels the world helping executives and event planners understand and improve their decision making techniques.
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By the end of this interview you will learn:
- Effective decision making techniques.
- The decision balance point – Infatuation.
- What research shows about decision making.
- Four types of decisions.
- Warning signs of overthinking.
- Techniques to avoid knee-jerk reactions.
- The value of different perspectives.
- Achieving the “AHA” moment.
- The problem of over reliance on rules, processes and prior decisions.
- Dangers of overly protective thinking.
- Plus much more …
Shelley's Book: THINK LESS LIVE MORE: Lessons from a Recovering Over-Thinker
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Thanks once again to Shelley for a very sharing and informative interview!