“In most of our decisions, we are not betting against another person. Rather, we are betting against all the future versions of ourselves that we are not choosing.” — Annie Duke

Do you have decision-making frameworks when you are up against a complex or a simple decision? Do you have questions that you ask yourself to make the decision more effective or accurate?

We have to appreciate that business is a game of probabilities. We are betting on wins and trying to minimize the chance of loss.

Do you want to know why well-intentioned dentists make poor decisions? Doc, if you…

  • want to understand an enemy called Resulting,
  • use the 10-10-10 Method, and
  • know the 3 keys to making good decisions at speed so you can increase your practice’s profitability…

Tune in now!

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Key Quotes:

  • “Nobody wants to work for indecisive leaders, and they don’t want the pendulum to swing the other way. They don’t want to work for rash leaders.”
  • “Intelligent people tend to have more blind spots.”
  • “If you are seeing it [hiring] as a bet and an investment, you’ll stick with that person, help them train, help them understand what successful work looks like in your organization.” 
  • “In reality, good decisions can have bad outcomes, and bad decisions can have good outcomes. So we can’t really assess it from the position of the outcome.” 
  • “Most decisions need about 70% of the information you wish you had.”
  • “If you’re somebody who is always trying to gather more data to make the absolute best decision, start making bolder moves and quicker decisions and develop a new habit, your team will appreciate it. You will appreciate it.”
  • “A lot of research strongly suggests that luck and opportunity play an underappreciated role in determining our final level of success.”

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