Improving Workplace Culture


Building Decision-Making Muscles

I’m not a chess player but I’m fascinated by a book I'm reading about the game of chess and how it trains and develops decision making muscles.
It’s called How Life Imitates Chess: Making the Right Moves from the Board to the Boardroom by Garry Kasparov. 
In the chapter Flexing Your Intuition Leads to Strong Decision Making  Kasparov writes that his fundamental orientation towards decision-making is rooted in his optimistic point of view and his intuition.
He states that he is more often willing to choose positive thinking over conservative thinking because positive thinking drives action over resistance. Positive thinking motivates us to enter the arena. When we are in the arena and engaged, we learn.
Creating the conditions for learning is what develops intuition.

Robyn Coady