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Ep08: Trust yourself to make decisions.

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In this episode (series), Mei Phing discusses how making decisions is crucial for leaders, but fear of making the wrong decision holds people back. Seeking validation from others instead of trusting oneself leads to procrastination.

 

Highlights

00:00 πŸ” Making decisions is a sign of leadership and progress.

02:15 ⏰ Fear of making the wrong decision holds people back.

04:30 πŸ€” Seeking validation from others leads to procrastination.

08:10 πŸ“š Education system’s focus on right answers hinders decision-making.

12:40 πŸ’Ό In the corporate world, too many opinions hinder progress.

16:25 πŸ“ˆ Taking action is essential in business and personal life.

19:50 🏠 Procrastination affects personal life; making decisions is crucial.

 

Key Insights

πŸ€” Fear of making the wrong decision stems from the education system’s emphasis on right answers. This mindset hinders decision-making in complex, real-life situations.

πŸ’Ό In the corporate world, seeking opinions from too many people can lead to project delays. It is important for someone to make a decision and take ownership to move forward.

πŸ“ˆ Taking action is crucial in business and personal life. Seeking advice and opinions is beneficial, but ultimately, one must make a decision and commit to it to achieve progress.

πŸ” Seeking validation from others instead of trusting oneself leads to procrastination. It is important to have the courage to make a decision and take accountability for it.

⏰ Procrastination affects personal life as well, such as delaying tidying up or decluttering. Making a decision to take action, no matter how small, is the first step towards progress and organization.

πŸ“š The education system’s focus on right answers creates a subconscious belief that there is always a correct solution. In reality, perfect answers rarely exist, and it is important to recognize and accept this.

🏠 Procrastination in personal life can have long-term consequences. Moving forward, making decisions, and taking action are essential to avoid being left behind and to achieve personal growth and success.

 

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