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Learn To Make Quick Decision!

Aug 17, 2007
I used to be afraid of making decision. Why? This is because I am afraid to make the wrong decision. When a situation arise that require my decision, I will procrastinate and drag to make the decision. As time goes by, this becomes a bad habit. In fact, this habit nearly endangered my life a few times.

When I started to learn driving, I carried this habit of indecisiveness on the road. In one of the situations, the car in front of me suddenly stopped at a distance. I needed either to slow down and stop or to change to another lane. While I was struggling to make the decision, my car was still moving at the same speed. Luckily, I managed to realize that in the nick of time and quickly stop the car just before it had a chance to crash into the front car.

Indecisiveness is dangerous. Because of this indecisiveness, I was not able to clear the driving license test for the first three attempts. Finally, I cleared my test in the fourth attempt. Though I was very happy to get my driving license, I realized that I had spent a lot of money and efforts. If I could be more decisive right at the beginning, I would have saved considerable money and efforts.

Another thing that I have learned is that indecisiveness costs me opportunity! In the above example, if I had decided to change lane or stop my car, there would be no issue. But if I would to continue struggling with the decision-making and not paying attention to the slipping opportunity, I would have ended up crashing into the car in front of me.

Another example on how indecisiveness can cost you a gold opportunity. Imagine that someone had offered to exchange a $50 note for $1 coin to the audience. And you were part of the audience. Here was a golden opportunity to earn $49 by simply exchanging money. Would you be able to make up your mind quick enough so that you were the first one to exchange the money with him? Or would you delay making up your mind because it is too good to be true?

If the offer was true and you were still struggling to come to a decision, then you would loss a golden opportunity if someone else had made up his mind faster than you to capitalize on the opportunity. Thus, it is important that one must be able to make a quick decision while the opportunity is still there.

The idea that I will like to share with you:
Learn to make quick decision so as to capitalize on golden opportunity

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About the Author
Max Ng shares about his struggling for success at http://www.yourgreatestgift.com .
He learns from success people via online video seminars at
http://www.secrets4me.com.
His photography tips can be found at http://www.addictivephoto.com.
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