Making Better Decisions

Track: Preconference | P4 |
Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 8:00am – 10:00am
Held in: Zoom
Jonathan Bowring - Riversight

Our businesses depend on our decisions. We have incredible capacity to make automatic, intuitive choices — and business culture prizes quick thinking and snap judgments. But following our intuition will sometimes lead us to the wrong result or to repeat past mistakes. Complex and uncertain situations need slower, more involved thinking. We make better decisions if we compensate for our natural biases and mental shortcuts. In this session we’ll examine our thinking processes and how to improve the quality of our decisions in areas such as hiring, problem solving and scheduling projects.

Takeaways: Attendees will learn to increase awareness of their natural biases and shortcuts when making decisions and hear about strategies to compensate for their biases and tendencies so that they make better decisions.