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Prescription for Indecisiveness: Get Out of the Huddle

Alka Dhillon | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Alka Dhillon

When you are unattached to the outcome of the decision, you make decisions that create space for the best possible outcome for you. However, when you are attached to the outcome, fear and indecisiveness come and take the space and then the outcome is much less ideal and a very stressful experience.

The Decision-Making Dilemma: Are You a Picker or a Chooser?

Jordan Dansky | Posted 05.06.2015 | College
Jordan Dansky

Considering that this is one of the biggest problems I've struggled with personally, I have been on a constant look-up for all wisdom, tools, or advice on how to best tackle decision-making. Personally, I see the problem as two-fold.

Commitment-Phobe? This Is for You

Hannah Lamarque | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business
Hannah Lamarque

More than anything, my inability to make a decision comes down to my fear of commitment. It is not the long-term prospect of being tied to something which shakes me up inside but rather, the terror that I could have committed to the wrong thing.

Should I Say Yes or No? Here's How to Decide

Rosella LaFevre | Posted 04.22.2015 | Women
Rosella LaFevre

When you utter the word "yes," what are you saying "no" to? Are you okay with giving up those things? If so, then you know agreeing to the first thing is the right decision.

Young and Entrepreneurial: Former YCombinator Hustler Pulak Mittal Shares His Startup Journey From PennApps to Clever

David Ongchoco | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Young and Entrepreneurial is a series of articles where I've decided to interview and write about young individuals disrupting the world, whether it's...

Guilt -- And What To Do About It

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 05.27.2015 | Women
Danielle Vaughn

Guilt can be a good deterrent, keeping us on a path we want to be on. Guilt teaches us. Guilt can also creep in like an unwanted house guest and linger, clouding our decisions and making us do things we don't want to do.

It Is Not the End of the World If You Didn't Study Abroad

Alexandra Popken | Posted 05.09.2015 | College
Alexandra Popken

It seems like every other day there's a list circulating Facebook of the same arbitrary reasons as to why you need to study abroad in college. On multiple occasions, I have found myself reading these lists and by the end of them, I have perpetually felt like the odd man out.

8 Ways to Combat Decision Fatigue

Lori Rochino | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Lori Rochino

It's a fact that decision fatigue can lead to analysis paralysis and overwhelm our daily lives. On the one hand, choices give us freedom and allow us to see the possibilities, especially for the important things in life. The downside is we are constantly bombarded with tiny decisions throughout the day.

Why I Walked Away From $65,000

Kate McCready | Posted 04.21.2015 | Women
Kate McCready

The moral of the story -- sometimes it pays to say no and walk away from the things that are not serving you. And when you do walk away -- reflect back, learn and take that knowledge forward with you for the rest of your journey.

Indecision Is a Decision Within Itself

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 04.19.2015 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

Indecision is a decision within itself. In life, we find ourselves making and avoiding decisions on a daily basis. Everytime we make a decision, we worry about the results, we worry about what we may have done wrong or how it could've been better.

Be Careful of Monday Morning Quarterbacking

Mike Robbins | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

What we often fail to see is that it is easy to second guess someone else (or ourselves) when failure happens. For example, if Russell Wilson had completed that pass, many people would have thought Pete Carroll and his offensive coordinator were geniuses.

"Be Different" for Increased Performance, Productivity, and Profitability

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

I'm asked regularly by companies to help them find ways to increase their individual and organizational performance, productivity, and profitability. In these situations, two old adages come to mind.

3 Things to Remember When You Don't Know What to Do With Your Life

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Something unexpected is always bound to happen at some point or another because that is the nature of living. We simply just can't avoid it. So if you catch yourself thinking things like "Everyone else has it all figured out except me," then know that it is totally a false belief.

Are You Asking the Right Questions?

Christine Marion-Jolicoeur | Posted 04.05.2015 | Parents
Christine Marion-Jolicoeur

When you're a parent you have to make lots of decisions. I haven't check the stats, but I'm guessing it's something like a million decisions every day and it can be exhausting! So it definitely helps to have short cuts to make things easier on yourself.

How I Learned to Use Pain to Leverage Unstoppability

Carol Egan | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol Egan

Do you ever feel stuck, like something is blocking you from feeling empowered in life? You know that "over the moon" confidence and happiness that tho...

How to Know When It's the Right Time to Do Your Next Big Thing

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Here's to the best year of your life, filled with lots of answers from your heart, trust and magic.

The Simple but Overlooked Key to Achieving Your Dreams

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

When I was a young girl, I dreamed of being a writer. Then life happened. I listened to everyone but my own soul, the dream of a writing career feel ...

Practicing Mindfulness

Matti Perilstein | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Matti Perilstein

What are you thinking about? You've probably been asked this question before, but how often do you consciously think about your thoughts on your own? ...

Always Having A Plan B

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 02.08.2015 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

Some of the best career moves have been the ones that I did not plan for, where random circumstances have opened up doors for opportunities I would never have dreamed possible.

The Space for Change

Rachel Verlik | Posted 02.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

If your gut tells you that you will be disappointed or let down by going in a certain direction, honor that and move forward on a different path. Your best and future self will appreciate it.

Think Before You Ink and Don't Be a Dummy

Sophie Bramnick | Posted 01.21.2015 | Teen
Sophie Bramnick

So if you're thinking, "I'm a free spirit, a dolphin encircled by daisies and rainbows is a perfect reflection of my personality, I should totally get this tattooed on my butt, what could go wrong?" Well you silly dumb-dumb, I'll tell you.

6 Steps for Making Tough Business Decisions

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.10.2015 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

The Precision Decision model provides companies with a framework for quality decisions while allowing for flexibility in its implementation. My Precision Decision model is comprised of six stages that progressively guide you through the decision making process.

The Significance of Options and Perspective

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

It's hard to keep perspective. Often we are able to look at the situations of others and make smart, well-thought analytical decisions for them, but when it comes to ourselves we don't apply the same filter or lens.

5 Steps to Making Difficult Decisions

Carla M. Holden | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Carla M. Holden

Few decisions in life are final. So take a deep breath and decide. Plus it helps to remember -- you can always change your mind.

3 Ways to Make Better Business Decisions

Tova Payne | Posted 12.07.2014 | Small Business
Tova Payne

If you run your own small business there's one thing you can't get away from: you need to make decisions. An inability to make a decision can lead to business deadlock. It's all too common to get wrapped up in the details.