CADDManager on February 21st, 2012

Your gathering style may impact your decisions.   The way information is gathered can impact the decisions that need to be made.  It is not just the information that you end up with that matters.  It may also be the way it was brought together. Some may allow quantity overshadows quality.  They think that more information […]

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CADDManager on February 16th, 2012

Bear with me as I develop my hypothesis… Over the course of human history we gradually moved from nomadic tribes of people who moved around because their food sources changed into stayed put and nurtured food at stationary location.  We moved from hunters who followed the migrational movement of animals or the seasonal changes in […]

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CADDManager on February 15th, 2012
This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Decision Making

Cognition is our ability to think.  It is the actual process of thinking.  It includes gathering data, mentally weighing and measuring options, thinking through possible outcomes and coming to conclusions.  Cognitive closure is the end of that process. My wife is a teacher and I remember discussion we had when she was in school about […]

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CADDManager on February 13th, 2012
This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Decision Making

Bad Call! It may be in your favorite sporting event that this accusation is made.  You yell it at the Umpire in baseball, the Referee in US football, or maybe the local official of your child’s chosen sporting event.  We are all subject to bad calls, not just sports officials.  Thinking about the fast calls […]

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CADDManager on February 6th, 2012
This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Decision Making

Making the Call (Selecting the best option) You have gathered information and sifted through the piles of reports, documents, input from people and management perspectives.  Now you are ready to make the decision. Don’t hesitate Making decisive choices is critical to getting things done in a timely manner.  While it is hard to know exactly […]

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