Nobody likes making hard decisions but they are necessary in order to have a better business. Decisions affect our entire lives and the lives of others. Some decisions might be: what to do with your life. Or what to name a character in your next book. Just remember this one thing. Your first impression is usually always the best one. People tend to rethink their decisions and sometimes they finally come back to their first instinct. So Make the decision and move on.
When faced with a tough decision, a lot of us will hem and haw for hours or even days, looking up more information, thinking through the options, and procrastinating far more than necessary.
For most decisions, it’s much better to pick an option, and just move on, and the two minute rule can help.
As you might have guessed, the two minute rule basically consists of setting a two minute timer whenever we have to make a tough choice. It doesn’t even have to be two minutes, necessarily, it just has to be a short amount of time, and you have to force yourself to pick a side by the time it runs out.
This is really more of a self-enforced productivity tip than an actual rule, but it’s useful to keep in the back of your mind to employ as necessary. If a decision really is a 50/50 toss…
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