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9781119931409

Wise Decisions A Science-Based Approach to Making Better Choices

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  • ISBN13:

    9781119931409

  • ISBN10:

    1119931401

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2022-12-08
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

A concrete and hands-on method for improving your everyday decisions

Every 15 minutes, each of us can make ten or more small decisions. Some of them are relatively inconsequential, while others can change the course of our lives. What if you could improve all of your decisions, across the board, and start to build a healthier, more productive, and meaningful life?

In Wise Decisions: A Science-Based Approach to Making Better Choices, a team of accomplished industry experts delivers an evidence- and research-based blueprint for making the best decisions you can with the information you have. You’ll learn to make the targeted, repeated investment of energy required to turn your decision-making process into one informed by reason, emotion, intuition, and science.

In the book, you’ll discover:

  • How to put the decision-making process under a microscope and learn what makes a decision truly wise
  • Ways to help children, teens, and families make wise decisions
  • How to train yourself to make wise decisions with voice training and other strategies

A can’t-miss resource for parents, teachers, coaches, managers, executives, and other business leaders, Wise Decisions also offers timeless advice and guidance for anyone else hoping to improve the decision-making abilities of the people close to them.

Author Biography

DR. JIM LOEHR is Co-founder of the Johnson and Johnson Human Performance Institute, which has trained and inspired more than 250,000 leaders around the world since its creation in 1992. He is the author of numerous books, including Leading with Character and The Personal Credo Journal.

DR. SHEILA OHLSSON is a Senior Scientist at the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development at Tufts University and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. She earned her doctorate in Behavioral Genetics from the Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre at King’s College in London.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Dan Ritchie

IntroductionH

PART 1: Y.O.D.A. FUNDAMENTALS  (Your Own Decision Advisor)

1. Health Ignites Wisdom in Decision Making

2. Getting Through to the Inner Core

3. The Voices in Our Head

4. Time for Serious Reflection

5. Equipping Y.O.D.A. with the Right Stuff

6. Protecting Your Inner Core at All Costs

7. Nature via Nurture: The Science of Uploading Y.O.D.A.

PART 2: Y.O.D.A. APPLIED TO CHILDREN, TEENS, AND FAMILIES

8. Y.O.D.A. Rising: Parenting Young Children

9. High-Performance Training for Parents: Y.O.D.A. for Teens

10. Transforming Your Family Story with Your Trained Inner Voice

PART 3: Y.O.D.A. IN THE BROADER ARENA OF LIFE

11. Managing Energy and Your Inner Voice

12. Managing Emotions and the Role of Y.O.D.A.

13. The Inner Voice and Managing Stress

14. The Role of Y.O.D.A. in Finding Flow

15. Y.O.D.A. Guided Storytelling

PART 4: Y.O.D.A. TRAINING STRATEGIES

16. Voice training 101:

17. Using Y.O.D.A. to Get Home

18. Summary Wisdom from Y.O.D.A.

Acknowledgements

Index

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