Bias & Decision Making

We all have bias…it is how our brain is wired.  Once you accept this, the next step is to become conscious about your biases.  Then you can examine them and assess if they are helping or getting in the way of what you intend to accomplish.  A nice short video interview with Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Laureate, as he describes common decision making errors – i.e., unchecked bias!

http://www.inc.com/daniel-kahneman/idea-lab-thinking-fast-and-slow.html

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Cowgirl Courage

I appreciate this post by Sandy Schwan: “My southern roots produce my visceral reaction to the quote attributed to John Wayne, courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway.”

via Cowgirl Courage.