How To Decide (with Annie Duke)

It is often the case that the quality of our life is tied to the quality of our decisions. If we can learn to make better decisions, we can position ourselves to take advantage of opportunities and minimize the potential of unforced errors. On this episode, Annie Duke shares deep insight into how to make better decisions from her new book How To Decide. We discuss:

  • Why good decisions might still result in bad outcomes, and vice versa.
  • How to think about hindsight bias and how it affects our perception of decisions.
  • Why decisions that seem bad to others might actually be good decisions for you.
  • How the paradox of experience can lead to unforced errors and bad decisions.

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Todd Henry

Todd Henry

Positioning himself as an “arms dealer for the creative revolution”, Todd Henry teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. He is the author of five books (The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, Louder Than Words, Herding Tigers, The Motivation Code) which have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and he speaks and consults across dozens of industries on creativity, leadership, and passion for work.

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