In these challenging times, we may think we have a lot of decisions to make. And we can agonize over those decisions and feel tremendous regret if they don't work out the way we hoped they would.
But it's almost impossible to make rational decisions when the future is so unpredictable. Past experience doesn't provide a road map anymore.
Instead of applying more data-power and algorithmic thinking, I'm finding that developing a calm presence allows me to tap into body wisdom.
And also that most decisions ultimately end up being made for me, not by me.
How are you dealing with decision-making these days?
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You CAN Change Other People!
Well, that's what Peter Bregman and I claim in our provocative book of that title.
What we really mean is, you can help the people around you make behavioral changes in their own best interests. If you think you're powerless to help people change, it's because you've been going about it the wrong way.
Discover our straightforward, replicable process here: You Can Change Other People.
Audiobook: Use the Weight to Lose the Weight
Listen to Josh LaJaunie and me narrate our latest audiobook, about how to start moving when you're obese.
It's $10, and Josh and I split it evenly 🙂
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It can be found on his first CD, titled Will Ridenour.
You can learn about Will, listen to more tracks, and buy music on his website, WillRidenour.com.
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