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Decisions, Decisions …
How Do We Make Decisions?
Decisions, Decisions:
How do we make decisions?
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We spend about:
• 8 hours working
My interest
• 8 hours doing other thin...
Decisions, Decisions:
How do we make decisions?
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We are marvellous …
• Evolution keeps
adding …
• Complex, layered
“addit...
Decisions, Decisions:
How do we make decisions?
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That means …
• Many of our abilities
“execute” at
pre-conscious level
• ...
Decisions, Decisions: How do we
make Decisions?
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We end up in conflict
without knowing why …
• Conflict about
content of
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• E-Author, E-Learning Architect, Business Problem Solver and Entrepreneur
• Publishes on the web in the fol...
• If you find this Slide Share post useful:
– Click Like on Slide Share so that it gets shared with others or add a
commen...
Decisions, Decisions:
How do we make Decisions?
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Let’s look at how we make decisions with working with others
(a language...
Decisions, Decisions:
How do we make Decisions?
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Follows Logic
When Making Decisions
Talk about:
– Cause and Effect
– Log...
Decisions, Decisions:
How do we make Decisions?
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Considers Impact
When Making Decisions
Talk about:
– Who is affected
– ...
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How do we make Decisions?
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Not a problem when
we are making decisions by ourselves
Decisive Indeci...
Decisions, Decisions:
How do we make Decisions?
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It’s tougher when we are
making decisions with others
Others who make
d...
Decisions, Decisions:
How do we make Decisions?
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Great WORK decisions require:
That we pay attention to logic and reason...
Decisions, Decisions:
How do we make Decisions?
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Skill at work means working well with
Follows
Logic
Considers
Impact
Ea...
Decisions, Decisions:
How do we make Decisions?
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Step #1 : Self Awareness
Do you make decisions by:
OR
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How do we make Decisions?
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Step # 2: Paying attention to others
 stopping to LISTEN
What do the o...
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How do we make Decisions?
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Step # 3: Figuring out why you are arguing?
(when you argue)
• Is it be...
Decisions, Decisions:
How do we make Decisions?
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Do this whenever you are “bored” or
“not plugged” into a meeting ..
unc...
Decisions, Decisions:
How do we make Decisions?
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INCREASE YOUR
INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS
• Feedback brings
awareness,
...
Decisions, Decisions: How do we
make Decisions?
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Great WORK decisions require:
+
20% of the
CONSCIOUS skills
get us thro...
Decisions, Decisions:
How do we make Decisions?
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If you are interested in more …
Taking an evolutionary and brain
neurop...
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Thank You• If you find this Slide Share post useful:
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Contact Roelf Woldring at
1- 416-427-1567
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Decisions, Decisions: How do we make decisions at work

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Not everyone makes decisions in the same way at work. By understanding how you do so, and how your way is the same or different from your boss, your peers, and your team mates, you will improve your interpersonal effectiveness at work.

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Decisions, Decisions: How do we make decisions at work

  1. 1. Decisions, Decisions … How Do We Make Decisions?
  2. 2. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make decisions? 2 We spend about: • 8 hours working My interest • 8 hours doing other things • 8 hours sleeping
  3. 3. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make decisions? 3 We are marvellous … • Evolution keeps adding … • Complex, layered “additive” brain – Conscious abilities in upper brain – Instincts & pre-conscious abilities in lower brain
  4. 4. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make decisions? 4 That means … • Many of our abilities “execute” at pre-conscious level • Smart Habits • We lose touch unconscious incompetence conscious incompetence conscious competence unconscious competence Feedback Practice / Application Learning / Coaching Smart Habit
  5. 5. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make Decisions? 5 We end up in conflict without knowing why … • Conflict about content of decisions  Creative resolution • Conflict about style of decision making  confusion
  6. 6. Spring 2015 6 • E-Author, E-Learning Architect, Business Problem Solver and Entrepreneur • Publishes on the web in the following formats – Voice overs, e-books, e-articles and presentations on Roelf’s web site - http://www.roelfwoldring.com/ – Videos on You Tube at https://www.youtube.com/user/RoelfW – No-charge e-pubs on Slide Share – see http://www.slideshare.net/Woldring – E-Learning programs at www.knowthatknowhowknowwhy.com – E-articules on E-Learning and Talent Management on Linked In Posts https://www.linkedin.com/today/posts/roelfwoldring • Career as Organizational Change Leader / Consultant and IT Executive – Linked Profile at https://www.linkedin.com/in/roelfwoldring • Passionate about the potential of e-learning – As a way of contributing to the people of the under developed world through personal skill development – As a professional development platform for the growing numbers of Individual Professional Entrepreneurs – As a tool for professional development within organizations An aside before we continue: Who is Roelf Woldring and What Does he do?
  7. 7. • If you find this Slide Share post useful: – Click Like on Slide Share so that it gets shared with others or add a comment so that you contribute to the dialogue – Forward it / share it with colleagues use the button on the bottom left – Embed it in another web site Use the Embed button at the upper right • Join Roelf’s E-Learning community – Click on the image to the right and get a non-charge copy of the one of the e-books Spring 2015 7 An Aside: Call to Action Browse to the KTKHKW web site and view the e-learning programs Click on the banner below to see the course intro’s
  8. 8. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make Decisions? 8 Let’s look at how we make decisions with working with others (a language for becoming aware) Follows Logic Considers Impact Mr. Spock Dr. McCoy
  9. 9. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make Decisions? 9 Follows Logic When Making Decisions Talk about: – Cause and Effect – Logical Analysis – Reasons, Analysis, Projections
  10. 10. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make Decisions? 10 Considers Impact When Making Decisions Talk about: – Who is affected – How they are impacted – How they feel and react
  11. 11. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make Decisions? 11 Not a problem when we are making decisions by ourselves Decisive Indecisive In agreement with ourselves
  12. 12. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make Decisions? 12 It’s tougher when we are making decisions with others Others who make decisions in same way as us Others who make decisions in ways different from us as well as
  13. 13. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make Decisions? 13 Great WORK decisions require: That we pay attention to logic and reasoning And that we pay attention to the impact on people +
  14. 14. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make Decisions? 14 Skill at work means working well with Follows Logic Considers Impact Easy Takes Effort and Practice Takes Effort and Practice Easy Others YOU Follows Logic Considers Impact
  15. 15. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make Decisions? 15 Step #1 : Self Awareness Do you make decisions by: OR
  16. 16. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make Decisions? 16 Step # 2: Paying attention to others  stopping to LISTEN What do the other people in your work group talk about during decision making? OR
  17. 17. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make Decisions? 17 Step # 3: Figuring out why you are arguing? (when you argue) • Is it because you are approaching making the decision differently? • Or is it because you are disagreeing about content relevant to the decisions and the options you are considering?
  18. 18. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make Decisions? 18 Do this whenever you are “bored” or “not plugged” into a meeting .. unconscious incompetence conscious incompetence conscious competence unconscious competence Feedback Practice / Application Learning / Coaching Smart Habit
  19. 19. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make Decisions? 19 INCREASE YOUR INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS • Feedback brings awareness, • Awareness brings choice, • Choice brings freedom, • Freedom bring effectiveness.
  20. 20. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make Decisions? 20 Great WORK decisions require: + 20% of the CONSCIOUS skills get us through 80% percent of our life situations Becoming deeply skilled interpersonally requires that we slow down, increase our awareness, and develop parts of the other 80%
  21. 21. Decisions, Decisions: How do we make Decisions? 21 If you are interested in more … Taking an evolutionary and brain neurophysiology perspective when understanding human individual and social psychology …
  22. 22. Spring 2015 22 Thank You• If you find this Slide Share post useful: – Click Like on Slide Share so that it gets shared with others or add a comment so that you contribute to the dialogue – Forward it / share it with colleagues use the button on the bottom left of the screen – Embed it in another web site Use the Embed button at the upper right of the screen • Join Roelf’s E-Learning community – Click on the image to the right and get a non-charge copy of the one of the e-books Browse to the KTKHKW web site and view the e-learning programs Click on the banner below to see the course intro’s
  23. 23. Contact Roelf Woldring at 1- 416-427-1567 or roelf@roelfwoldring.com www.roelfwoldring.com www.knowthatknowhowknowwhy.com 23 Soft Skill Development for Working Professionals Be the best team player and manager of others you can be

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