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Best podcasts about good decisions

Latest podcast episodes about good decisions

Nightmare Success In and Out
Nightmare Success In and Out with Guest Shawn Medina

Nightmare Success In and Out

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 94:02


How do you flip the script on a really tough childhood? Shawn Medina had the type of childhood where both his parents were no help to his sister and him. They were shipped around in and out of foster care because his mom was strung out on drugs and his dad wasn't any better living 1000's of miles away with his own personal issues. Shawn is very open and honest about his own struggles that landed him in prison and then a return to prison on a violation of his probation. He leads us through his struggles and how he found his way.  He finally found his passion... met a woman that he loves, and operates Steel and Ink Tattoo Studio with his wife. This famed ink shop is not just doing award winning tattoos. Shawn and his wife have a passion for giving to the underserved communities and charities such as the Shriners, women's safe houses, Missouri Network and Opiate Reform, local school fundraisers, as well as, volunteering his time to help feed the homeless. Steel and Ink offers a financial scholarship program for graduating high school seniors from the area called, "Good Decisions." All the things that Shawn knew he needed growing up he tries to give back now using his success to elevate people in need. 

Best Friend’s Fancast
Latch Key Skids

Best Friend’s Fancast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 149:46


This week, Lisa is joined IN PERSON by Dr. Jenn, Dr. Angela, Dr. Joanna and Dr. Super Fan Meghan to discuss the @ARIYNBFepisodes ~ “Dave Hill Is Back” & “Bolo Ties, A Fungus Among Us, Happy Halloween!” We talk Toast Tents Mother Fuckers, Good Decisions, Dawn Weiner, Apple Cider Triple D, Random Molars, Fun Guys, […]

This Week in Geopolitics
The difference that good decisions can make

This Week in Geopolitics

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 82:13


In today's episode we talk about, the 20th party congress in China, the speech Xi Jingping gave and the importance of making good decisions as a nation. Then we discuss Saudi Arabia's plan to become a major infrastructure hub and how they might go about it. Lastly we talk about Turkey agreeing to becoming a gas hub for Russian natural gas and speculate on just how far this idea can go. All that and more! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/haisean/support

Lipstick on the Rim
You Had Us at Glowy Super Gel - Saie's Laney Crowell on Good Skin, Good Decisions, and Leading a Non-Toxic Life

Lipstick on the Rim

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2022 50:44


Clean beauty is a term thrown around far too often but today's guest takes great pride in her strict approach. Meet Laney Crowell: the founder and CEO of Saie, a brand you've heard about countless times here on Lipstick on the Rim (we're obsessed). Their specialty? Marrying high-performance formulas with sustainable packaging and practices. Their good-for-you ingredients is what had us hooked initially but the off-the-charts glow converted us forever. There's people who talk the talk, Laney walks the walk. In fact, she runs, and has always been ahead of the eight ball. From a mighty helpful lesson on composting to the non-alcoholic drink she swears by, consider Laney your new North Star for clean beauty and beyond.   To get the sleep of your dreams, head to moonjuice.com/LIPSTICK and use the code LIPSTICK at checkout for 20% off.   Get Clinique's Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Interrupter today! Available at Clinique.com.   Shop the new Fall Collection and get 20% OFF with code LIPSTICK. Visit Cleobella.com/Lipstick to see what's new as well as some of my favorites.   From Sony Music Entertainment, Hello Sunshine, The Home Edit and Somethin' Else, listen and follow Best Friend Energy wherever you get your podcasts.   Macy's is your one-stop shop for all your party-hopping and party-hosting essentials -- check out macys.com.     Produced by Dear Media. 

Angelscapes
#138 Spiritual Tools for Making Good Decisions

Angelscapes

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 50:09


What's it gonna be kid, Yes or No? so many decisions, so little time…is it true you can judge a person by the decisions they make? Oh! The pressure of it all! “Spiritual Tools for Making Good Decisions" Join Nancy Smith of Angelscapes for the skinny on how to apply your intuitive skills and spiritual helpers to your decision-making process. Do you even have a decision-making process? That probably depends on the KIND of decision it is! Let's talk about it! Live Tuesdays at 7pm ET on Facebook: NancyofAngelscapes Go to https://www.facebook.com/NancyofAngelscapes to post comments and questions. #angelscapespodcastLIVE #angelscapesshow #angelscapes #nancysmithangelscapes #angelscapeswithnancysmith #angelscapespodcast #spiritualism #soultalk #innerwisdom #soulpowerliving #soulpower #soulpowerliving #mediumshipreadings #spiritcommunication #psychicdevelopment #mediumshipdevelopment #spiritualgrowth #mediumsofinstagram #pyschicmediumsofinstagram #spiritualjourney #messagesfromspirit #intuition #Spiritguides

The Unity Center
Bible Wisdom: Making Good Decisions (Spiritually)

The Unity Center

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2022 23:28


Rev. Wendy starts new series today on "Bible Wisdom," by sharing about "Making Good Decisions (Spiritually)." Her main points were: "1. Don't Make Decisions In The Heat of The Day. 2. Don't Try To Force Your Way. 3. Don't Be Mislead By The Promise Of Something For Nothing. 4. Choose What Is In Keeping With Your Highest Aspirations. 5. Be Willing To Be Flexible With The Final Outcome. 6. To Be Willing To Try Again." Website: http://www.theunitycenter.net Ask Yourself This: https://www.amazon.com/Ask-Yourself-This-Questions-Expand/dp/087159336X Get our free App! THE UNITY CENTER: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/the-unity-center/id1165626651 Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/2hBqp7F Listen to our Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/6YJWcAhQUnkEHFqBXQmz1G

You Start Today with Dr. Lee Warren | Weekly Prescriptions to Become Healthier, Feel Better, and Be Happier.

Are We Managing Our Lives, or Really Changing Them?Our last good decision for September is to commit to real change, instead of just managing things over and over!I see people in my office every week who are hurting, and often times I can offer them a fix for their problem. But some folks just want to manage their pain, take a pill, or do something that's quicker and less scary than having surgery.This episode was inspired by Tommy Walker's song Water Into Wine, which was written out of the story in John 2:1-5 .In the story, Jesus changed water into wine. This wasn't just a little change of the water. He didn't add some powder to it and stir it up. He actually transformed it into the best wine the people had ever tasted.Take a few minutes and look into this question with me: are you tired of just trying to manage the issues and problems you're dealing with in your life, or do you have the courage to actually change them for good? Scriptures mentioned: John 2:1-5 , Isaiah 51:1-2, Isaiah 61:1-3(Music shared on The Dr. Lee Warren Podcast is authorized under BMI license #61063253 and ASCAP license #400010513 )Links: Water Into Wine by Tommy Walker videoThe Book of John in Song by Tommy WalkerMy appearance at First Presbyterian Church Bonita Springs Florida This is a public episode. If you'd like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit drleewarren.substack.com/subscribe

Sermons - Hill Street Presbyterian Church
‘Abraham' Ep.3 – Gen 13 – ‘Making Good Decisions'

Sermons - Hill Street Presbyterian Church

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2022 26:29


Abraham with Nigel McCullough.

Developer Tea
Demystifying Decision-Making - Success is Not Just About Making Good Decisions

Developer Tea

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 9:23


You are not the sum of your decisions. Making better decisions often relies on having a long list of mistakes to learn from.

Sunday Awakening with Bishop E.W. Jackson
How to become successful | Part 7: Making good decisions (continued...)

Sunday Awakening with Bishop E.W. Jackson

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2022 28:18


Thought For Today
Where Good Decisions Start

Thought For Today

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 3:01


I greet you in Jesus' precious name. It is Monday morning, 12th of September and it is the year 2022. This is your friend, Angus Buchan, with a thought for today. If we turn straight in the word of God to the Book of Psalms... Now, this is an interesting Psalm because it is a Psalm that was written by Solomon, not by David. Psalm 72, I am reading from verse 1:“Give the king Your judgments, O God,And Your righteousness to the king's Son.He will judge Your people with righteousness,And Your poor with justice.”And then we go to Matthew, the Lord says:“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.”Matthew 7:7The wisest man who ever lived, Solomon, why was he so wise we may ask? Quite simply because he sought counsel from God and not from man. You and I are living in perilous times and we need to start seeking the counsel of God, if we are to succeed - especially in our working environment. We carry cellphones around with us and can google anything at any time we want but there are a hundred different answers for every question. The same thing applies in our home situation... There are so many theories on how to bring up your children, how to manage your home, the role of the mother in the home and position of the father in the home. A lot of it is good stuff but remember, a good idea is not always a God idea. You know, when people invite me to speak with preaching appointments and I get a lot, I do not just receive them and acknowledge them because it seems to be a good opportunity, no. The only invites I accept are the ones that I believe the Lord Jesus Christ would have me accept. I always go into prayer and ask the Lord. I have also got some very trusted people around me and I ask them about each invitation. We really need to seek God's counsel in every decision we make, then we will find that things will go well in the workplace, in the home and in the ministry.May Jesus bless you today as you start to put Him first, just like Solomon did, and then you will be surprised with the good decisions that you make.Jesus bless you and goodbye.

Sunday Awakening with Bishop E.W. Jackson
How to become successful | Part 6: Making good decisions (continued…)

Sunday Awakening with Bishop E.W. Jackson

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2022 28:18


BGBC Pulpit
Making Good Decisions, Sun PM, 9/11/22

BGBC Pulpit

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2022 42:55


You Start Today with Dr. Lee Warren | Weekly Prescriptions to Become Healthier, Feel Better, and Be Happier.

It's Throwback Thursday!In September, we're making 30 good decisions. One of them is to learn to settle Hobson's Choices.Life is a Series of Hobson's ChoicesHobson's choiceA Hobson's choice is a free choice in which only one thing is offered. Because a person may refuse to accept what is offered, the two options are taking it or taking nothing. In other words, one may "take it or leave it". WikipediaThere are some things you need to settle if you're going to be happy. What are those for you? Write them down. Start praying for peace around them. Start clarifying the true things in your life, and disavow yourself from the notion that you need to have a pain-free life in order to be happy. The degree to which you couple emotion and circumstance in your life is inversely proportional to your ability to be happy.And what kills us, is the unwillingness to accept the quantum duality that life is hard and we can be happy anyway. We focus on the but and the and and the woe and the oh no and we forget the tho and yet.Scriptures MentionedJohn 16:33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”John 10:10  The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.Mark 9:28-29 After Jesus had gone indoors, his disciples asked him privately, “Why couldn't we drive it out?” 29 He replied, “This kind can come out only by prayer.Luke 18:1 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.Matthew 5:30 And if your right hand causes you to stumble, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to go into hell.Hebrews 12:1-4Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. 3 Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. 4 In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood.Romans 8:28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.Psalm 34:18 The Lord is close to the brokenhearted    and saves those who are crushed in spirit. This is a public episode. If you'd like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit drleewarren.substack.com/subscribe

You Start Today with Dr. Lee Warren | Weekly Prescriptions to Become Healthier, Feel Better, and Be Happier.

It's Throwback Thursday! In September, we're making 30 good decisions. One of them is to learn to settle Hobson's Choices. Life is a Series of Hobson's Choices Hobson's choice A Hobson's choice is a free choice in which only one thing is offered. Because a person may refuse to accept what is offered, the two options are taking it or taking nothing. In other words, one may "take it or leave it".

California Tree Nut Report
William Bourdeau on Making Good Decisions on Surface Water Availability

California Tree Nut Report

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022


JEFF STERNS CONNECTED THROUGH CARS
VINCE BARABBA | WHAT MAKES GOOD DECISIONS?? | GM | ON STAR | KODAK | US CENSUS | Xerox | AUTHOR

JEFF STERNS CONNECTED THROUGH CARS

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 59:09


5:26 General Motors is in a position in the market that if they made a minor mistake, they really wouldn't show up too bad. 6:06 Xerox, Kodak, General Motors. And a little agency known as US Census Bureau 9:38 Ronald Reagan, we got deeply involved in that and got to know him and his family. [He didn't want to say what he was going to be helpful to him. He wanted to say, what he knew to be true. And what he wanted to do. That was a that was a really important insight to me.] 14:04 OnStar was really quite an undertaking. 17:51 Issues at Kodak 21:40 the key element in improving the decision making process is to record the process. 23:00 assumption 24:49 a good decision takes into consideration what the expected outcome is, and then lists the assumptions that have to be made, to create that outcome, and then to measure as best you can, with the extent to which those assumptions are true. 26:38 Following World War ll, GMs factories are making you military equipment. And so therefore, after the war, since there were no new cars during the war, there was an incredible increase in demand for vehicles. 30:00 automotive companies have always had what's called decision friction between engineering push, and consumer pull 37:44 inputs that research provided for OnStar 38:39 Kodak: digital versus silver halide 41:24 Vince's latest book, A SYSTEMS THINKING DECISION MAKING PROCESS. ...key takeaways for automotive professionals making decisions? 43:15 Avoid Burnt Toast. 46:21 When the shuttle exploded...it was time to prepare the president's speech 52:57 GE was a very engineering push firm.

Rise of RevOps
Making Good Decisions with Bad Data, with Adam Tuttle, Director of Revenue Operations at ActiveCampaign

Rise of RevOps

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 43:14


This episode features an interview with Adam Tuttle, Director of Revenue Operations at ActiveCampaign. ActiveCampaign's category-defining Customer Experience Automation Platform (CXA) helps over 180,000+ businesses in 170 countries meaningfully engage with their customers. Adam joined ActiveCampaign 10 years ago as the ninth employee at the company. Starting as the first Account Manager, Adam worked his way up to Sales Director opening the first international office in Sydney before returning to the US to transition into RevOps. On this episode, Adam discusses the importance of defining RevOps within an organization, the challenge of making good decisions with bad data, and why it's imperative to create a unified language across operational teams within a company.   —Guest Quote“Where is the data? How does it live and what is painting the story that you need to make a good decision? I think that what happens sometimes is we think we're making a good decision, but it's predicated on bad information and that ends up being just a bad decision at the end of the day.” - Adam Tuttle—Time Stamps:*(02:04) - Adam's unexpected transition to RevOps *(07:15) - Bringing other departments into the RevOps fold*(11:30) - Spend more time planning *(14:34) - What is your source of truth?*(19:35) - The Tool Shed *(24:33) - Metrics that matter*(33:51) - RevOps blindspots*(36:47) - Rapid Fire *(40:39) - Parting advice —Sponsor:Rise of RevOps is brought to you by Qualified. Qualified's Pipeline Cloud is the future of pipeline generation for revenue teams that use Salesforce. Learn more about the Pipeline Cloud on Qualified.com. —Links Connect with Adam Tuttle on LinkedInConnect with Ian Faison on LinkedinCheck out the ActiveCampaign Website

Aviation Marketing Hangar Flying
Aviation Autoresponders – Part 1 – Good Decisions Take Time!

Aviation Marketing Hangar Flying

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 7:52


Why do we recommend email autoresponders for aviation? Three reasons, really. Good decisions take time Email is still really effective Autoresponders help you get to the sale! Working in the aviation industry, we know our clients didn't become successful by making precipitous decisions! So, it's our job to help them make good ones. Most [...]

Sunday Awakening with Bishop E.W. Jackson
How to become successful | Part 5: Making good decisions

Sunday Awakening with Bishop E.W. Jackson

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2022 28:18


You Start Today with Dr. Lee Warren | Weekly Prescriptions to Become Healthier, Feel Better, and Be Happier.

We've Reached the End of All-In August!The question is: What's Next?Here's a short talk about a great idea for September. What if we just made one good decision every day? How would that change our lives?What will yours be? Leave me a voice message and let me know!Scripture Mentioned: Proverbs 3:5-6Psalm 37Psalm 34Books mentioned:Run with the Horses by Eugene PetersonA Long Obedience in the Same Direction by Eugene PetersonA Great Work by Jon SwansonMusic by Tommy Walker(Music shared on The Dr. Lee Warren Podcast is authorized under BMI license #61063253 and ASCAP license #400010513 )Go to my website www.wleewarrenmd.com for more information about my letter, this show, my books, and more.John to Know, James to Grow bible studySome music on the show comes from Tunetank.com This is a public episode. If you'd like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit drleewarren.substack.com/subscribe

You Start Today with Dr. Lee Warren | Weekly Prescriptions to Become Healthier, Feel Better, and Be Happier.

We've Reached the End of All-In August! The question is: What's Next? Here's a short talk about a great idea for September. What if we just made one good decision every day? How would that change our lives? What will yours be? Leave me a voice message and let me know! Scripture Mentioned:  Proverbs 3:5-6 Psalm 37 Psalm 34 Books mentioned: Run with the Horses by Eugene Peterson A Long Obedience in the Same Direction by Eugene Peterson A Great Work by Jon Swanson Music by Tommy Walker Sign up for my Substack letter here. (Music shared on The Dr. Lee Warren Podcast is authorized under BMI license #61063253 and ASCAP license #400010513 )   Go to my website www.wleewarrenmd.com for more information about my letter, this show, my books, and more.   John to Know, James to Grow bible study Some music on the show comes from Tunetank.com 

Remarkable People Podcast
Brent George | Making Good Decisions, Living with Purpose, & Rekindling the Fire in Our Hearts

Remarkable People Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 67:14


"And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose."  Romans 8:28 EPISODE OVERVIEW: For over 25 years I have known Brent to be a man of character, integrity, and honor. He has a passion and love for God, his wife Sarah, and people. Right now Brent and his wife are actively serving the people of Romania and the war torn Ukraine. Watch or listen now to this remarkable episode to hear Brent's story, what is really going on overseas from the first-hand perspective of a missionary, and how you can directly help and make a real difference in the world. Ladies and gentlemen, we proudly bring you this exciting episode of the podcast, the Brent George story!  GUEST BIO: Born and raised on the east coast of Canada, but moved to Florida for college. There, I met a beautiful American girl who has been my wife for 23 years. We have been living in Romania for the past 13 years where we minister mostly to gypsies. Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, we have been doing whatever we can to help the Ukrainian people.  EPISODE PROUDLY SPONSORED BY: Ascend 2 Glory: Sales & Marketing Video GuidePensacola Christian College SHOW NOTES:Guest Contact Info:Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/1346777801/Email: brentsara@hotmail.comPayPal: brentsara@hotmail.com Remarkable People Podcast Listener Special Offer(s):Donate Now to Directly Support the people and Ministry in Romania, and the People of the Ukraine via PayPal: brentsara@hotmail.comTMAC Fitness. 20 Minute Home Workouts Beginner and Advanced Workouts. No equipment. Each Workout Ends with a Meditation. BrandSupport the show

One Minute Governance
120. Making good decisions: You'll never be perfect

One Minute Governance

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 1:57


When it comes to good governance, the conditions for great decision-making will never be perfect. But the journey is what counts. Background music is Of the Stars by KC Roberts & the Live Revolution   SCRIPT One thing I noticed when I first read chapter 1 of the Heath Brothers' Decisive is that I fall victim to the four villains of decision making basically every time I make any decision. I bet you felt the same. And it gets even worse when you're trying to make decisions as a group. Everyone brings their own “flavour” of the four villains to the table, making it super difficult to manage everything perfectly. Decisive offers some cool ideas, which you should review and test out yourself. I want to suggest that the status quo of boards of directors specifically, and corporate governance in general, create basically the perfect conditions for the four villains to thrive: time scarcity + information asymmetry + expertise asymmetry + rule-driven norms and so on, so on, so on. So here's the thing: if you buy into my definition of good governance even a little bit, the definition being actively creating conditions that maximize the likelihood that effective decisions will get made, then the status quo of boards – from the rules of order, to the structure of meetings, to the layout of the boardroom to the flow of conversations – all of it has the significant potential to work AGAINST good governance. So, to the extent that you see a bit of the four villains of decision-making in yourself, your organization, and your boardroom…what you're seeing is NORMAL, but it's also bad governance. The next time you craft an agenda, prepare a board presentation, frame a key decision, kick off a conversation, read your pre-read materials, etc. Keep the four villains in mind and ask how you can set yourself, your board, your management team up to create the conditions for effective decisions. It won't be perfect, but the effort itself is, in my opinion, the key to good governance.

Digital Banking Podcast
Good Decisions Require Good Data and Good Accountholder Understanding, with George Estrada, Principal Strategic Advisor for Credit Unions at AWS

Digital Banking Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 103:50 Transcription Available


George Estrada, Principal Strategic Advisor for Credit Unions at AWS, emphasizes that listening to the needs of your accountholders and community members is very important to retain them. In this episode of the Digital Banking Podcast, Estrada and host Josh DeTar considered the relationship between a credit union (CU) and its members. They discussed the importance of user experience, the positive impact of innovative external sources, and how to develop a data strategy that protects your data as a CU.

One Minute Governance
119. Making good decisions: Overconfidence

One Minute Governance

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 1:43


Overconfidence is my "favourite" of the Heath Brothers' four villains of decision making. It's simultaneously super obnoxious and super universal. And boardrooms provide the perfect environment for overconfidence to thrive and get in the way of your decisions. Background music is Of the Stars by KC Roberts & the Live Revolution ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: Freakonomics Radio Season 9, Episode 46 Gender Differences in Overconfidence and Decision-Making in High-Stakes Competitions Gender Differences in Performance Predictions: Evidence from the Cognitive Reflection Test The Power of Precise Predictions   SCRIPT Maybe “favourite” isn't the perfect word here, but I'll say it anyway: overconfidence is my favourite of the Heath Brothers' four villains of decision-making. It's so complex, insidious, unconscious, and nearly ubiquitous. Overconfidence even FEELS good, so…well, it's pretty hard to steer completely around it in group decision environments like boardrooms. Take some time to scan the academic literature on overconfidence, including awesome recent stuff by Philip Tetlock from University of Pennsylvania, and the amazing book “Range” by David Epstein. Basically, it turns out that the more expertise you have in a specific field, the worse you get at making predictions about that field…and the more confident are at making those bad predictions. Another messed up thing about overconfidence? It's deeply gendered. Men, unsurprisingly, fall victim to overconfidence far more readily than women – hence the tendency to “mansplain.” Women, on the other hand, are more likely to be victims of UNDERconfidence, which as you can imagine also impedes effective decision-making. I've put some interesting links in the episode description for you to check out if you want to see more of the research in this area. People usually become corporate directors specifically because they have deep expertise in some area or another. So, as experts, how can we be useful in the boardroom without inviting the villains into the mix? My best advice is to lean on your expertise to ask big questions, tell cool stories, start interesting conversations…instead of just telling people what you think the future holds. No matter how confident you feel.

One Minute Governance
118. Making good decisions: Short-term emotion

One Minute Governance

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 1:42


Boardrooms might seem like emotionless environments, but they *really* aren't. Even though we can't stop ourselves from feeling emotions, we can definitely acknowledge and manage the influence our emotions have on our decisions. In this episode, I refer to a recent episode of the No Stupid Questions podcast. Listen to it here:  Background music is Of the Stars by KC Roberts & the Live Revolution   SCRIPT Another of the Heath Brothers' villains of decision-making is short-term emotion. Many of us think of corporate decisions, especially those that happen in boardrooms, as being predictable, regulated, structured, even somber. In my experience, that tends to be a pretty accurate description, but that absolutely does not mean that the process is devoid of emotion. Is embarrassment an emotion? According to the recent episode 109 of the awesome podcast “No Stupid Questions,” it definitely is. I talk to *a lot* of corporate directors…like a lot a lot…and there are as many as not who've confided in me that they've found themselves at one point or another unwilling to ask a question or raise a concern because they were for all intents and purposes EMBARRASSED. To admit they don't know, to disagree with a respected colleague, to push against the status quo, or whatever. And if someone – likely several someones – in your boardroom are too embarrassed to express themselves, then that somber boardroom vibe is clearly working at cross purposes to good governance. And that's not even addressing the times that directors might spontaneously feel anger, frustration, pride, elation…all in ways that could negatively impact their ability to be impartial participants in making decisions. In your homework, the Heath Brothers offer some good advice here. I think I would boil my own advice down to something pretty simple: sllllooowwww doowwwwnnn. Good decisions take time. Most decisions aren't emergencies, and if they are, you're even more likely to get tripped up by short-term emotion!

One Minute Governance
117. Making good decisions: Narrow framing

One Minute Governance

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 2:06


Next up on the list of the "villains" of decision-making is narrow framing. It's basically what we do to make decisions look and feel simpler than they are. And it's a major problem! Background music is Of the Stars by KC Roberts & the Live Revolution   SCRIPT: Another one of the Heath Brothers' villains of decision making is what they call “narrow framing.” Here's my take. I always felt like the expression “don't bring me problems; bring me solutions” was just about the stupidest thing a leader could say. First off, isn't it a leader's job to help to, y'know…lead people through solutions to difficult problems? Maybe more importantly, it feels like an attempt to force people to expedite a decision. What's the easiest and most defensible way to expedite a decision? Probably to artificially frame it as a go/no-go scenario. “Are we gonna do X or not do X?” Or maybe if we're lucky it's a slightly more creative “are we gonna do X, or are we gonna do Y?” And in my experience, the conditions for decision-making in boardrooms are so bad that to a senior manager the idea of bringing multiple options to the board – as opposed to a done-deal ready for approval – is like a living nightmare. But what's the point of a board? For my take, listen back to episodes 3 and 51. I don't think any of us would answer that the point of a board is just to be an approving machine. In fact, even when managers bring go/no-go decisions to the board, they're usually only doing it because it's really hard to figure out how to engage the board in an efficient AND useful discussion about multiple paths or options. But the fact is that virtually every decision truly does have multiple paths or options beyond “yes” and “no”. The best way to start building better habits is to just rip off the band-aid and TRY bringing a decision to the board earlier, before management has digested it into a go/no-go binary. Give them a chance to help you narrow it down and provide varied perspectives. Whatever part of the discussion goes well, say out loud that it was good, and try to recreate those conditions again in the future. Whatever goes poorly, say THAT out loud and try to avoid those conditions in the future. Whatever you do, don't just relapse back into your old, narrow framing habits.

One Minute Governance
116. Making good decisions: Confirmation bias

One Minute Governance

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 1:42


By now, we've all heard about confirmation bias, and if you did your homework from the last episode, it'll be really clear to you how it gets in the way of effective decision-making. So, what are we supposed to do about it? Background music is Of the Stars by KC Roberts & the Live Revolution   SCRIPT: Now that you've read chapter 1 of Decisive by the Heath Brothers, let's take some time to talk through what they call the four villains of decision making, starting with confirmation bias. Since you're interested in corporate governance, chances are this isn't the first time you've heard or read about confirmation bias. The unconscious compulsion to embrace information that supports what you already believe to be true, and to reject information that contradicts what you already believe to be true. Let's be super, extra, ultra clear here: YOU, no matter who you are or what your perception of yourself might be, DO THOSE THINGS! *YOU* embrace information that supports what you already believe – regardless of whether you are correct – while rejecting information that contradicts what you believe. You aren't broken. It's just how people work. And you can already picture how this messes things up when groups – like boards of directors, for example – are trying to make decisions on short timelines and with incomplete information. Add on the fact that even that incomplete information sometimes gets delivered to boards in vast quantities – maybe hundreds and hundreds of pages. How else can we expect directors to synthesize all of it in the process of preparing for a meeting or decision? Confirmation bias gives us a shortcut – pay attention only to the stuff that tells us we're probably right. If you want advice on managing confirmation bias beyond what you learned in Decisive, a google rabbit hole awaits you. For now, try just re-framing board meetings as an opportunity to try to prove yourself WRONG. It's way more fun than loudly trying to convince people you're right, and you're WAY more likely to learn something from your peers.

One Minute Governance
115. Making good decisions: Intro

One Minute Governance

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 1:38


Since we've established good governance as actively creating conditions to maximize the likelihood that effective decisions will get made, let's start exploring what it means to make good decisions. Over the next five episodes, we'll use the first chapter of Decisive by the Heath Brothers as our textbook. Download a free copy here: https://heathbrothers.com/member-content/decisive-chapter-1/ As always, the background music is Of the Stars by KC Roberts & the Live Revolution.   SCRIPT: I've spent the last 114 episodes talking about corporate governance as the way decisions get made in a corporation, and the first chunk of this season talking about good governance as creating the conditions for effective decisions to get made, but what does that even mean? Well, this is one question where we – meaning YOU – have access a rich trove of scientific research and real-world evidence, so you won't have to just trust me and OMG to get you there. And lots of organizations apply what we've learned from all those insights to empower MANAGERS to make good decisions. Think of all the cool ways that meetings have changed over the years, or workspaces, or onboarding, or offsites. The thing is, no matter how well these new approaches work, they basically never find their way into boardrooms. Board processes, structures, rules of order, agendas, boardroom layouts…they all just basically stay the same, or close enough to the same that the impact on decisions is essentially nothing. And you know what? The moment you start paying attention, I bet you'll basically see and feel boardroom decisions suffering as a result. Over the next few episodes, we'll go over a few important elements of good – and bad – decision conditions. Our textbook, so to speak, will be the first chapter of the book Decisive by Chip and Dan Heath. Your homework is to read it before the next episode comes out in a few days. You can download a free copy by following the link in the episode description. I'll also put some links to some other cool articles on decision making in case you're interested. Have fun!

CISO-Security Vendor Relationship Podcast
When Good Decisions Go Bad

CISO-Security Vendor Relationship Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 40:00


All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series You can make the right decision given the information you have, but everything is a risk, so there are times those good decisions are going to result in not the result you were hoping for. In essence, plenty of good decisions result in poor outcomes. This week's episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Andy Ellis (@csoandy), operating partner, YL Ventures. Our guest is Aviv Grafi, founder and CTO, Votiro and winner of season one of Capture the CISO. In this episode: We welcome the winner of “Capture The CISO!” How did they prepare in terms of making the demo and for appearing on the show? And what advice would they give for contestants in season 2? What do employers look for or ask in an interview that would lead them to hire and promote someone into a CISO role in their company? How can cybersecurity professionals improve their decision making over time?

Wisdom for Living with Greg Mohr
Trusting God and Making Good Decisions

Wisdom for Living with Greg Mohr

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 28:30


This powerful series from Pastor Greg's television broadcast, Wisdom for Living, is filled with revelation and practical instruction on how to hear the Lord's voice clearly and accurately. Get ready to learn to hear God clearly and make wise decisions in your life as you receive the truths contained in this series, Hearing God Clearly.

Unity Center of Norwalk
"Changing My World" Rev. Shawn Moninger @ Unity Center of Norwalk CT (7/24/22)

Unity Center of Norwalk

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 31:16


Make a donation to Unity Center of Norwalk "Changing My World" Rev. Shawn Moninger @ Unity Center of Norwalk CT (7/24/22) You can see this talk and others on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/c/UnityCenterNorwalk Last week's message from Rev. Shawn Hey U-nity, Living From the Super-consciousness “Make Decisions Based on Love and Wisdom” So many of our decisions are based on fear rather than Love or True Wisdom. We decide what we decide to keep from losing rather than because we already have everything. Decide now that you already have everything Good. Decide now that all beings already have everything Good. In these decisions there is no reason to “get even” or punish. There is no reason to steal or lie. There is every reason to be honest without being unkind. There is every reason to behave generously. There is every reason to look further than behaviors for our judgments. In your decisions this week, the large ones and the smallish ones, look at why you are leaning towards the decision you are making. Does it glorify Spirit within you. Does it enhance your sense of joy? Will it make someone else's life better? Decide with God and then pay attention. Here's to GOOD Decisions, Rev. Shawn

Bad Decisions
Student Loan Bad (and good) Decisions

Bad Decisions

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 38:14


Today's episode is pretty enlightening: I sit down with Travis Hornsb, Founder and Certified Financial Planner from Student Loan Planner and we discuss the PSLF Waiver program and how his team has helped healthcare providers get over $1 BILLION in student loans forgiven. Listen and share, because this info is priceless.This episode is in partnership with Studentloanplanner.com. Link to www.Studentloanplanner.com/bookConnect with Katie:Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thekatiedukeFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/thekatiedukeWebsite - https://www.katiedukeonline.comThe Resume RX - https://www.theresumerx.com/katieduke/See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The Hard 90 Podcast With Zach Sorensen
Good Decisions Don't Make Life Easy

The Hard 90 Podcast With Zach Sorensen

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 4:32


Good Decisions Don't Make Life Easy, But They Do Make Life Easier.  

The Growthcast with Dallas Pruitt | Presented by The Multifamily Mindset

In this episode of The Growthcast, Dallas Pruitt talks about the importance of having good values in your life because your values are going to be what drive your decisions. This podcast is brought to you by The Multifamily Mindset. 

Retire With Integrity Podcast with Brian Bowen
Making Good Decisions About Risk and Retirement

Retire With Integrity Podcast with Brian Bowen

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 10:17


How do you know what strategy is best for you when it comes to risk and retirement? Brian shares some of what he advises clients when it comes to their portfolios.   Today's show schedule:  0:12 - How do you balance assets in a portfolio? 4:16 - What do you do if you're not ready to retire?   Get Additional Information: https://financialplanningva.com/podcast/

Unity Center of Norwalk
"The Mental Cure" Rev. Shawn Moninger @ Unity Center of Norwalk CT (5/08/22)

Unity Center of Norwalk

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 25:19


Make a donation to Unity Center of Norwalk "The Mental Cure" Rev. Shawn Moninger @ Unity Center of Norwalk CT (5/08/22) You can see this talk and others on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/c/UnityCenterNorwalk Last week's message from Rev. Shawn Hey U-nity, Living From the Super-consciousness “Make Decisions Based on Love and Wisdom” So many of our decisions are based on fear rather than Love or True Wisdom. We decide what we decide to keep from losing rather than because we already have everything. Decide now that you already have everything Good. Decide now that all beings already have everything Good. In these decisions there is no reason to “get even” or punish. There is no reason to steal or lie. There is every reason to be honest without being unkind. There is every reason to behave generously. There is every reason to look further than behaviors for our judgments. In your decisions this week, the large ones and the smallish ones, look at why you are leaning towards the decision you are making. Does it glorify Spirit within you. Does it enhance your sense of joy? Will it make someone else's life better? Decide with God and then pay attention. Here's to GOOD Decisions, Rev. Shawn

The Chemical Show
49. How To Grow Your Business Acquisitions: Making Good Decisions With John Foley

The Chemical Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 29:45


Starting from scratching and making successful business acquisitions is chaUDAllenging. Victoria Meyer welcomes back ​​John Foley, the CEO of Verdant Specialty Solutions, to give a one-year update. John shares how vital it is to have your back-office team for you to stand on your own. And the challenges that relying on an outsourced back-office brings. Recruiting the right leaders who have previous experience in steering your business to where you want it to go is key. After all, you will need skillful people who trust each other to build a sustainable culture. Tune in!Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! http://www.thechemicalshow.com/

Todd Duncan's High Trust TODAY Podcast
TOUGH TIMES REQUIRE GOOD DECISIONS

Todd Duncan's High Trust TODAY Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 15:58


Have you ever made a bad decision? Have you made one recently? In this blog post and video, I take you through my decision-making process. Are you earning what you're worth? SCHEDULE A FREE COACHING CONSULTATION https://toddduncan.com/free-coaching-consultation/

The ReWire Podcast w/ Ryan Stewman
The Power of Making Good Decisions | ReWire 1006

The ReWire Podcast w/ Ryan Stewman

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 4:31


Everyday when I leave my gym, Marc Zalmanoff sends everyone out personally by saying to each of us, "Make Good Choices."  That's the name of his book and podcast.  By the way, you should check them both out.  The reason Marc says this is because he knows we all suffer from decision fatique.  From the moment we wake up in the morning, we're having to decide if we'll go to the bathroom, drink a glass of water, and the decision train doesn't stop until we go to sleep.  As the day progresses, we experience decision-fatique.   When we're tired from making decisions, we make poor choices.  Fast food Watching TV instead of working  Slacking on our health regimen Being lazy in our relationships The list goes on.  But here's what I know.......... The more concious and aware you are, the better decisions you will make.  I have a free software that will help you do this by tracking where you're winning daily in your faith, fitness, finances, and family.  Go to www.dailygcode.com  Make good choices.  You'll have a great life! #RiseAbove  HOW TO GET INVOLVED:  This planet is based on an algorithm and with every positive action, there is an adverse reaction.  Ryan Stewman rose and overcame a life of addiction, imprisonment, divorce, and circumstances that would break the spirit of the average human being.  He went on to create a powerful network of winners and champions in life and business creating a movement quickly changing lives one day at a time.  Learn more at: www.JoinTheApex.com   Check out this show and previous killer episodes of the ReWire Podcast in Apple Podcasts.      

Freedom Found Podcast
27. How to Make Damn Good Decisions

Freedom Found Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 18:57


You're here to be a game changer, a leader, a change maker, and to leave this industry better than you found it. So often as women we are taught to second-guess ourselves, apologize for getting in the way, and sacrifice our dreams - but enough is enough.    This episode is a pep talk from me to you, to help you make your dreams happen, and prepare you to make some damn good decisions in the process.    Tune in To Learn: Why state of mind is vital for good decision-making  Your self-care routine needs to be a non-negotiable Why you shouldn't be afraid to ask for help How to use filter questions to check in with yourself    Your business is only as good as the person behind the decisions, so get ready to dive into some real gems to make that happen.   Learn from Krystle The KC Copy Studio: www.krystlechurch.com  KC Mentorship: https://krystlechurch.com/coaching    Get 3 Free Sales Email Templates: https://krystlechurch.com/free-templates Connect with Krystle on IG: www.instagram.com/krystle.church

The Dr. Greg Wells Podcast
#154. Ray Zahab on Making Good Decisions Under Pressure

The Dr. Greg Wells Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 18:38


This week I had the privilege of interviewing my friend Ray Zahab on Sharpen Your Edge Live. Ray is one of the top adventurers in the world. He's an ultra-runner, Explorer in Residence Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and has run across some of the most difficult terrain on the planet, including the Sahara desert, the Gobi desert, and a run from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean across the Andes mountains. In this amazing conversation Ray talks about his latest expedition attempt across Ellesmere Island, pushing the limits, building trust and making good decisions under pressure. If you want to learn more about him, you can go to his website at rayzahab.com and his organization website at impossible2possible.com. Enjoy! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/dr-greg-wells/support

Budgeting for Educational Equity
9 - Key Ingredients For Making Good Decisions – Especially When You're In The Pressure Cooker

Budgeting for Educational Equity

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 27:29


Education leaders, school business officials and practitioners continue to confront a full plate of difficult and time-sensitive decisions. How can we reflect on and improve practices and approaches for making those decisions to better serve students? In this episode, host Jason Willis and special guest Alex Jacobson from WestEd explore how good decisions in our school systems that lead to successful outcomes for all students are in part contingent on the ways in which people make those decisions. As part of this exploration, we'll look through the frame of what's known as System 1 and System 2 thinking – and discuss how education leaders can begin to apply some of what the research tells us to strengthen approaches to decision making, both individually and organizationally.ABOUT OUR GUESTAlex Jacobson is a Senior Research Associate with the Comprehensive School Assistance Program at WestEd. In this role, he serves on research projects related to education finance, strategic resource allocation, and cost modeling. Alex also provides collaborative, research-based capacity building to education practitioners, including direct organizational improvement assistance and facilitating stakeholder engagements. He also supports state education agencies across the U.S. through Regional Comprehensive Centers at WestEd. Prior to joining WestEd, Alex served as a researcher and technical assistance provider for the American Institutes for Research (AIR). He has a Masters of Public Policy from Georgetown University. RESOURCESJason and Alex refer to some key studies in this episode:Estimating the Costs Associated with Reaching Student Achievement Expectations for Kansas Public Education Students: A Cost Function Approach: This adequacy cost study examines the structure of the Kansas school finance formula as well as estimates the potential costs associated with reaching student achievement expectations for K-12 students in Kansas.Individual differences in reasoning: Implications for the rationality debate? In a series of experiments involving most of the classic tasks in the heuristics and biases literature, authors Keith E. Stanovich and Richard F. West examine the implications of individual differences in performance and introduce the concepts of System 1 and System 2 processing.ABOUT OUR HOSTJason Willis serves as the Director of Strategic Resource Planning and Implementation for WestEd, where he oversees and guides the agency's school finance, governance, and accountability efforts. Prior to WesEd, Jason served as a chief business official in several California school districts,Budgeting for Educational Equity is presented in partnership between the California Association of School Business Official (CASBO), the premier resource for professional development and best practices for more than 24,000 California school business leaders, and WestEd, a national nonprofit research development and service agency that works to promote excellence and equity in education. We are grateful to the Sobrato Family Foundation for providing additional support. Our series is written and produced by Paul Richman and Jason Willis. Original music and editing by Tommy Dunbar. John Diaz at WestEd develops our companion written briefs. Follow us at @budget4edequity.

The Sweaty Startup
278: The secret to making good decisions in times of uncertainty

The Sweaty Startup

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 11:24


Do you find yourself struggling to make good decisions in tough times? In this exciting episode of The Sweaty Startup. I'm doing a rerun of one of my favorite episode about the topic of having a Radical Mindedness. This helped me and I believe this will help you too! Enjoy!   Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/OLvy9E-HQnw   Check the show notes here: https://sweatystartup.com/the-sweaty-startup/ Join our Real Estate community: https://sweatystartup.com/rec Special thanks to the sponsor: https://launchkits.com/sweaty Twitter Growth Mastery Course: https://sweatystartup.com/twitter Want to hire me as a consultant? Click here: https://sweatystartup.com/storage

Getting to Aha! with Darshan Mehta
Making Good Decisions with Gerard Ibarra, Author of "Good Decisions, Better Outcomes”

Getting to Aha! with Darshan Mehta

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2022 40:21


In this episode of Getting to Aha!, Darshan Mehta is joined by Gerard Ibarra, Author of "Good Decisions, Better Outcomes.” They discuss Gerard's insights, and aha! moments. They also talk about his journey to becoming an author, how to make life-changing decisions you won't come to regret, putting the ego aside to seek others' opinions, using the P2 mode for decision-making and much more.

CLC Dayton
Feb 19 & 20 - Good Decisions with Pastor Kevin Ward

CLC Dayton

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2022 41:19


Making Good Decisions | Pastor Kevin Ward Website: https://www.clcdayton.com Livestream: https://clcdayton.online.church YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/clcdayton Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/christianlifecenter

Joel Osteen Podcast
Making Good Decisions | Joel Osteen

Joel Osteen Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2022 28:22


Making good choices is the key to living a successful life. God wants to give you the guidance you need for every area of your life.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Bad Decisions
Holiday Breaks are Good Decisions

Bad Decisions

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 2:30


Downtime is necessary.Connect with Katie:Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thekatiedukeFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/thekatiedukeWebsite - https://www.katiedukeonline.comSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.