Clearer Thinking and Better Decision Making: Podcast Ep 179

Today’s radio show is about mental models and how they help us with clearer thinking and better decision making. Nicola is very enthusiastic about mental models and gives us a rundown of those available from Kaizen to the Pareto Principle via the weakest link (no, not that one). She talks of Gary Vee, James Schramko, Eli Goldratt and Stephen Covey and surprises me by describing the Law of Attraction as a mental model. It becomes clear during our discussion that it isn’t just a matter of researching and studying and being aware of all these models but of finding one […]

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Wiser Than We Know

Timid, fearful or undecided? I believe we are all wiser than we know and that often we know the answers but seek the reassurance of others before making a final decision. There are often no right answers except your own. So the muscle you are learning to flex and strengthen here is to trust yourself more often. I hardly ever ask anyone else’s opinion. I’d need to be really stuck. I’m not sure why this is. It could be that I don’t know who to ask. It’s definitely because when I see it happen in groups of which I am […]

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