Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work
Chip and Dan Heath, the bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick, tackle one of the most critical topics in our work and personal lives: how to make better decisions.
Research in psychology has revealed that our decisions are disrupted by an array of biases and irrationalities: Were overconfident. We seek out information that supports us and downplay information that doesnt. We get distracted by short-term emotions. When it comes to making choices, it seems, our brains are flawed instruments. Unfortunately, merely being aware of these shortcomings doesnt fix the problem, any more than knowing that we are nearsighted helps us to see. The real question is: How can we do better?
Author: Chip Heath, Dan Heath
Release Date: 2013-03-26