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The best decision making books

The Decision Book: 50 Models for Strategic Thinking
The Decision Book: 50 Models for Strategic Thinking
Mikael Krogerus. A short, sharp guide to tackling life’s biggest challenges: understanding ourselves and making the right choices. Every day offers moments of decision, from what to eat for lunch to how to settle a dispute with a colleague...

Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work
Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work
Chip Heath. Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work by Heath, Chip, Heath, Dan [Crown Business, 2013] (Hardcover) [ Hardcover ]

The Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making (McGraw-Hill Series in Social Psychology)
The Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making (McGraw-Hill Series in Social Psychology)
Scott Plous. THE PSYCHOLOGY OF JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING offers a comprehensive introduction to the field with a strong focus on the social aspects of decision making processes. Winner of the prestigious William James Book Award, THE PSYCHOLOGY OF JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING is an informative and engaging introduction...

In or Out: A Practical Guide to Decision Making
In or Out: A Practical Guide to Decision Making
A. I. Shoukry. Are you in or are you out? In or out of a relationship? In or out of a job? In or out of an outing? Why are decisions so hard to make--both big life decisions and small daily decisions? If you struggle to make decisions and are looking for a practical guide to decision making, this is the book for...

The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens: Updated for the Digital Age
The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens: Updated for the Digital Age
Sean Covey. From the author of the wildly popular bestseller The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens comes the go-to guide that helps teens cope with major challenges they face in their lives—now updated for today’s social media age...

What's Your Decision?: How to Make Choices with Confidence and Clarity: An Ignatian Approach to Decision Making
What's Your Decision?: How to Make Choices with Confidence and Clarity: An Ignatian Approach to Decision Making
J. Michael Sparough SJ. Do you have an effective decision making process in place, one that you can consistently rely on to help you make good decisions? Most people don't, and as a result they are never quite certain if they have made the best choice, and if their final decision was truly a good decision...

The Science of Intelligent Decision Making:  How to Think More Clearly, Save Your Time, and Maximize Your Happiness. Destroy Indecision!
The Science of Intelligent Decision Making: How to Think More Clearly, Save Your Time, and Maximize Your Happiness. Destroy Indecision!
Peter Hollins. Are you overwhelmed with information and paralyzed by pressure? Constantly missing opportunities because your intuition is wrong? You can’t just rely on your gut instinct or “hunch” when you make decisions...

Decision Making and Rationality in the Modern World (Fundamentals in Cognition)
Decision Making and Rationality in the Modern World (Fundamentals in Cognition)
Keith E. Stanovich. In Decision Making and Rationality in the Modern World, Keith E. Stanovich demonstrates how work in the cognitive psychology of decision making has implications for the large and theoretically contentious debates about the nature of human rationality...

Decision Making & Spiritual Discernment: The Sacred Art of Finding Your Way (The Art of Spiritual Living)
Decision Making & Spiritual Discernment: The Sacred Art of Finding Your Way (The Art of Spiritual Living)
Nancy L. Bieber. Stay spiritually grounded and open to divine wisdom as you shape your life. "To make wise decisions, we need the aid of that wise and loving Spirit whose wisdom and light exceed our own. With the Spirit illuminating the complexities of our decisions, we can see and understand more about ourselves and...

Decision Making and Problem Solving (Creating Success)
Decision Making and Problem Solving (Creating Success)
John Adair. Line managers and leaders of all levels need to ensure that problems are solved in the optimal way and that the ideas and innovations for tomorrow's business flow freely.   Decision Making and Problem Solving helps them master the processes of practical thinking which lie behind effective decision making,...

Making Great Decisions: For a Life Without Limits
Making Great Decisions: For a Life Without Limits
T.D. Jakes. “My promise is that if you read this book, you will be equipped, you will know all you need to know about making foolproof relational decisions,” writes T. D. Jakes. -   - Choosing the right partner, at home or at work, is one of the most consequential decisions we’ll ever make...

Wharton on Making Decisions
Wharton on Making Decisions
. Perspectives from leaders in decision science at Wharton Organized in part through Wharton's Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, the book assembles leading researchers from Wharton's business faculty who demonstrate how to apply the latest approaches in decision-making from four perspectives:...

Death or Disability?: The 'Carmentis Machine' and decision-making for critically ill children
Death or Disability?: The 'Carmentis Machine' and decision-making for critically ill children
Dominic Wilkinson. In ancient Rome parents would consult the priestess Carmentis shortly after birth to obtain prophecies of the future of their newborn infant. Today, parents and doctors of critically ill children consult a different oracle...

Making Great Decisions: For a Life Without Limits
Making Great Decisions: For a Life Without Limits
T.D. Jakes. The star of BETs Mind, Body & Soul, and featured guest speaker on Oprah’s Lifeclass, Potter’s House pastor, T. D. Jakes turns his attention to the topic of relationships, guiding you on the right track to making decisions you will benefit from for the rest of your life...

Making Great Decisions in Business and Life David R. Henderson and Charles L. Hooper. 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...

Making Career Decisions that Count: A Practical Guide (3rd Edition) Darrell Anthony Luzzo. Looking for a book that provides “undecided” college students and those considering a career change with valuable tools and strategies to successfully engage in the career decision-making process? With effective, hands-on activities and an engaging conversational tone, Making Career Decisions That...

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness Richard H. Thaler. Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition Kerry Patterson. The New York Times and Washington Post bestseller that changed the way millions communicate “[Crucial Conversations] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world...

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking Malcolm Gladwell. In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. - Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant-in the blink...

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less Greg McKeown. INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER  - Have you ever felt the urge to declutter your work life? - Do you often find yourself stretched too thin?   Do you simultaneously feel overworked and underutilized?   Are you frequently busy but not productive?   Do you feel like your time...

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing Marie Kondō. This #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing...

It's All Politics: Winning in a World Where Hard Work and Talent Aren't Enough Kathleen Kelly Reardon Ph.D.. As management professor and consultant Kathleen Reardon explains in her new book, It's All Politics, talent and hard work alone will not get you to the top. What separates the winners from the losers in corporate life is politics...

The Compound Effect Darren Hardy. No gimmicks. No Hyperbole. No Magic Bullet. The Compound Effect is based on the principle that decisions shape your destiny. Little, everyday decisions will either take you to the life you desire or to disaster by default...

The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact Chip Heath. The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change us—and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work...

Decision Making near the End of Life: Issues, Developments, and Future Directions (Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement) . Decision Making near the End of Life provides a comprehensive overview of the recent developments that have impacted decision-making processes within the field of end-of-life care. The most current developments in all aspects of major underlying issues such as public attitudes, the impact of media,...

Time Pressure and Stress in Human Judgment and Decision Making . Some years ago we, the editors of this volume, found out about each other's deeply rooted interest in the concept of time, the usage of time, and the effects of shortage of time on human thought and behavior...

Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard Chip Heath. Why is it so hard to make lasting changes in our companies, in our communities, and in our own lives? - The primary obstacle is a conflict that’s built into our brains, say Chip and Dan Heath, authors of the critically acclaimed bestseller Made to Stick...

Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life Bill Burnett. #1 New York Times Bestseller  - At last, a book that shows you how to build—design—a life you can thrive in, at any age or stage  - Designers create worlds and solve problems using design thinking...

The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living Ryan Holiday. From the team that brought you The Obstacle Is the Way and Ego Is the Enemy, a beautiful daily devotional of Stoic meditations—an instant Wall Street Journal and USA Today Bestseller. - Why have history's greatest minds—from George Washington to Frederick the Great to Ralph Waldo Emerson, along...

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