decisions Quotes

Decision maturity is to ensure the right decisions have been made by the right people at the right time to solve the right problems.

- Pearl Zhu, Decision Master: The Art and Science of Decision Making

To be careless in making decisions is to naively believe that a single decision impacts nothing more than that single decision, for a single decision can spawn a thousand others that were entirely unnecessary or it can bring peace to a thousand places we never knew existed.

- Craig D. Lounsbrough, Flecks of Gold on a Path of Stone: Simple Truths for Life's Complex Journey

If decisions were a choice between alternatives decisions would come easy. Decision is the selection and formulation of alternatives.

- Kenneth Burke

There comes a point in your life when you have to take a decision, firm one. You take it, stick to it, execute it. You might alienate some people with your decision but as long as you know the decision is right there is nothing to be concerned about. If you have the slightest doubt that the decision was wrong and it has done more harm than good, you must rectify. If you are sure the decision was absolutely right then you need not be worried about the people you alienated, you are better off without them in your life.If people cannot appreciate you for what you are, you don't need their drama in your life.

- Arti Honrao

Risk is one of the qualities of any good decision. This is so because, decision itself is a risk. Therefore, making a decision literally means, taking a risk... In tracing the histories of successful men and women, the first thing to notice in their lives is risk.

- Godspower Oparaugo, The Power of Decision: Your Destiny Lies in Your Decisions

Your decisions will determine your destination. “No decision” is the decision to be just how you were at where you had been.

- Israelmore Ayivor, You Can Rise

Capitalism works better from every perspective when the economic decision makers are forced to share power with those who will be affected by those decisions.

- Barney Frank

Both the art of intuition and the science of analytics have the role to play in making wise decisions.

- Pearl Zhu, Decision Master: The Art and Science of Decision Making

Every decision is easy once you make it. The important thing is to think carefully, make your decision, and then work to make your choice the right one. That is the secret to a happy life. There are very few wrong decisions in life, but very few people who are willing to make the effort it takes to make their decisions the right ones.

- John Kramer

Lacking a clear formula for making decisions, we get reactive and fall back on familiar, comfortable ways to decide what to do. Pinballing through our day like a confused character in a B-horror movie, we end up running up the stairs instead of out the front door. The best decision gets traded for any decision.

- Gary Keller, The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

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