Recently I’ve been dealing with someone who just won’t commit to a decision. At last I said to them, “time to shit or get off the pot.”
Limbo is a dangerous place, a place where energy is expended achieving nothing, a place where you kid yourself that you are making progress because you are ‘making a good decision’, but in fact you a just taking up space.
We delay decisions mainly out of fear; either fear of missing out, or fear of doing the wrong thing.
I believe the best decision is the right one, the second best is the wrong one, and the worst decision is no decision at all, essentially sitting on the ‘pot’ doing nothing.
There’s a tendency to gather information, and more information, and more information, indefinitely if a decision is important.
Your next 40 years will be determined by your next ten years.
A mantra I live by in business is, ‘tolerance is the enemy of excellence.’
Functional fixes are not solutions for existential misalignments.
If you’re buying your lunch from someone, what happens if he’s 20cms shorter than you?
It’s almost certain that what’s being agreed isn’t fully understood.
Don’t be a dick.
Five hundred years ago, Michel de Montaigne said: “My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened.”
In tennis, the majority of the game is spent volleying.
I own a wealth management company called MedCapital