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Making Great Decisions In Business And Life

Author : David R. Henderson
ISBN : 9780976854104
Genre : Decision making
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The phrase "work smarter, not harder" has been repeatedly ridiculed in the Dilbert comic strip and elsewhere, not because it is a bad idea, but because it is thrown like a brick lifesaver to drowning employees. To tell someone to work smarter is like telling someone to be happier, healthier, and richer. It's not much help to merely repeat the objective; what people need is a plan for achieving the objective.In Making Great Decisions, we show our readers how to achieve their objectives. We write to help those in business and those in the business of life--i.e., everyone--to work smarter. Our ideas are both simple and powerful. We offer a better way to look at problems so that the solutions are easier to find. We help supplement our readers' clear thinking by summarizing some of the most powerful techniques we have discovered.Have you ever driven through corn country? From a distance, all you see are corn stalks and more corn stalks in a jumbled mess. Then suddenly, when you get closer, your perspective changes, and you can see down the rows and realize that the corn was planted perfectly in straight lines. Your perception of the crop changes from a messy jumble to a clear picture simply because you're in the right spot. This book puts readers in that ideal spot. So many problems seem like hopeless jumbles but then, when you start using the techniques we discuss here, they start to look as straightforward as the straightest line in an Iowa cornfield.What motivated us to write this book is that, over the years, both of us have regularly come across people in organizations--often bright people with MBAs or other graduate degrees--who don't think they have time, energy, or skills to make good decisions. They have many clues but don't know how to put them together. They regularly face situations that they could analyze with some of the tools they learned in their courses, but they don't realize that. We don't hold ourselves apart from this group, and stories of our successes and failures are sprinkled throughout Making Great Decisions in Business and Life.

A Path To The Gold

Author : J. Stuart Fleming
ISBN : 1441499776
Genre : Self-Help
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The ability to consistently make one's best possible decisions can be a major factor in achieving success in life. A systematic process for accomplishing this goal, along with relevant examples are described. In addition, important background material on goal setting, the nature of information, related aspects of human nature and key perspectives of time and space are discussed. Applying the process to forming rational opinions in such areas as religion and politics is also addressed. The semi-quantitative process that the author calls "Probabilistic Rationalism" is derived from more formal decision theory methodology routinely used by management in making crucial business decisions, especially in situation possessing a significant degree of uncertainty. Applying this useful technique to situations frequently encountered in every-day life can help achieve a "gold medal" in that most important game, "the game of life."

Great Decision Making Skills

Author : Corona Brezina
ISBN : 1404214224
Genre : Business & Economics
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Presents ideas to help readers develop the skills necessary to make effective decisions in work and life.

Change For Health Volume Ii Making Positive Changes In Your Life And Health With Brief Inspirational Messages

Author : M. Eugene Morgan
ISBN : 9780991619191
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Making Great Decisions Workbook

Author : Jakes
ISBN : 9781416547525
Genre : Religion
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T.D. Jakes offers readers of the New York Times bestseller Before You Do, now retitled Making Great Decisions: For a Life Without Limits, a collection of Scripture and quotes that provides the spiritual underpinnings of his message about applying Christian principles to making important choices that you'll be proud of for the rest of your life. Before You Do, the narrative book, uses wisdom collected from more than thirty years of Jakes's experience counseling and working with high-profile and everyday people through his ministry and numerous appearances on national television and radio. Relationship decisions come down to five crucial components, according to Bishop Jakes: Research: gathering information and collecting data Roadwork: removing obstacles and clearing the path Rewards: listing choices and imagining their consequences Revelation: narrowing your options and making your selection Rearview: looking back and adjusting as necessary to stay on course Making Great Decisions Reflections collects the words that ground Before You Do in biblical teachings, making this book an essential keepsake, to carry with you in moments when inspiration and encouragement are needed.

Making Grt Decisions

Author : C. Ross Acheson
ISBN : 1478770686
Genre : Business & Economics
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Where Do You Want Your Life to Go? Life can be an incredible journey, but to reach your desired destination, you need a map! Making Great Decisions is a practical, user-friendly manual for improving your decision-making processes. You'll be invited to consider topics that range from your first job to whom you want to marry-from balancing your checkbook to balancing your life. This clear, straightforward manual gives you fun and interesting charts and info-graphics for easy reference. What will you do when life presents you with an intersection, and you have to choose which way to go? Making Great Decisions shows you how to think about the choices you make on the road map of your life, with an experienced, successful professional as your guide.

The Determined Entrepreneur

Author : James F. Grebey
ISBN : 9781491834534
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Ralph Waldo Emerson, the 19th Century American writer and philosopher, wrote about the power of the individual and the benefits of following your own path in life. His work might have defined the modern entrepreneur. Emerson said; “Life is a journey, not a destination. The Determined Entrepreneur – The Story of Dr George Tinsley and the Values that Guided His Journey to Success looks at the values that guided one of America’s most improbable entrepreneurs on his journey to success. By following his amazing life journey out of poverty the reader is able to experience in a unique way how a truly determined person can overcome tremendous obstacles to achieve a lifetime of repeated success. If you were to bet on a person who was likely to succeed you would never have bet on George Tinsley. The odds against his success would have seemed far too great to be overcome. To follow his journey, George Tinsley had to overcome an environment of extreme poverty while growing up in one of the toughest inner city neighborhoods in an era of open racial intolerance. By letting the values he learned early in life serve as guides throughout his life, he was able to overcome the circumstances of his childhood and beat the odds to achieve great personal success as a serial entrepreneur. George Tinsley's life proves that success doesn't come from luck. Luck might explain one or even two significant accomplishments but becoming a serial entrepreneur comes from the repeated application of a set of guiding principles that lead to the achievement one goal after another. The entrepreneurial values that guided George Tinsley's life can be learned by anyone who is determined to succeed. What were the values that that propelled this serial entrepreneur and how did he learn and apply them?

Hard Call

Author : John McCain
ISBN : 9780446198714
Genre : History
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At some point in our lives, we all face tough decisions and have to make that hard call. In this remarkable book, Senator McCain and Mark Salter use experiences of both extraordinary people and people in extraordinary circumstances to dramatically describe the anatomy of a great decision. Highlights include: - Henry Ford's decision to sacrifice his company's competitive edge by reducing the work day and guaranteeing a minimum wage. - Branch Rickey's decision to offer Jackie Robinson a contract to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the face of public opposition. - Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf 's decision to return to wartorn Liberia after receiving an economics degree from Harvard. - General Fred Weyand's decision to redeploy fifteen of his battalions despite resistance from senior American military commanders in Vietnam. - And much more.

How Great Decisions Get Made

Author : Don Maruska
ISBN : 0814473989
Genre : Business & Economics
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"A practical process for reaching true agreement, a must-have for anyone seeking to create and sustain high performance teamwork." - cover.

Business Express Making Effective Decisions

Author : Robbie Steinhouse
ISBN : 9781292063072
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 27. 60 MB
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If you need to be in the know in no time at all, Business Express will get you from beginner to brilliant in the blink of an eye. This fast, focused and carefully crafted eBook will help you pick up all the essential knowledge you need about the skills that matter most at work, all in the shortest possible time. Learn just when you need to or well in advance; read it at your desk or on the move; dip in and out or start from scratch - itÕs all up to you. But however you use it, youÕll quickly feel more confident, competent and better equipped to make things happen and keep moving ahead. Save time Ð itÕs quick and easy to read Get smart Ð just the essential knowledge you need Feel good Ð watch your confidence grow Business Express Ð know how in no time!

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