Struggling to Make Decisions? Read This!


It might be normal that you want to make your decision more effective and less regretful. Everyone faces two results of the decision they had taken. Either it will be a good result or it may be disastrous.

"The only thing we're allowed to do... is to believe that we won't regret the choice we made."

-Levi Ackerman

This quote was not quoted by any living person in the world. This quote is taken from the saying of one of the main protagonists Levi from Attack on Titans. Even though this quote is taken from anime but it has worth meaning.

To continue our future or tomorrow more fluidly, you have to put the regrets of your previous decisions aside. In short, you shouldn’t regret your decisions for a better tomorrow. Keeping all these thoughts, on the other hand, let’s talk about, what if you do not create such a situation where you have to regret your decisions.

If you focus on your Decisiveness quality, there will be no situation like loss and regrets. In this article, you will come to know about how can you make your decision more effective that will have positive and resourceful output. Follow the simple tips and suggestions given below.

  • Gather Many Resources to Decide:

You should have reasons to go forward with your decision. To make it better you have to gather as much as many resources so that your decision will have a perfect outcome.

Develop reasons for going forward with that, collect resources to make those reasons. Let create a situation to make you understand how you can do it.

Think of a situation like you currently want a stake in an oil company and there is so much chaos going on due to the COVID-19 outbreak. And many countries had implemented lockdown, that’s the reason the oil prices are falling every single day.

Now you have to think and create your probability that what will happen if you buy a handful amount of stakes or what if you let it go. If you have little knowledge about how the economy works then it is for sure that you know that after all this chaos is over, there will be a clear increase in oil prices.

But the matter of fact is also that, this will be not happening soon, it will require so many months. So you have to decide that if you are comfortable with investing such a big amount in an oil company for this much time or you are not.

Visualizing the above situation requires a perfect knowledge of if and else. You should have decisions and plan in both the case.

  • For the Moment, Keep Your Emotions Away:

No doubt, when you include your emotions in your decision making, it will have a major impact on it. There is no need for creating a situation for this point, as you may have experienced many and many of these. 

You may have gone for the way which is not suitable for you because of jealousy. You may have taken a hard step out of anger or you may have started something just because you like it.

In all of the above cases, there is emotional attachment. It’s not that you should purely forget about your emotions while decision-making. You just have respect emotion but also respect the reality of its outcomes.

Try to be neutral whenever your decisions are responsible for affecting others also. At that moment you have to forget about your emotions.

  • At Last, Create a Priority Elements:

So what do Elements of priority mean? This means you have to prioritize the outputs and small outcomes that you want from your decisions. This is the most effective way that can help you in decision-making. 

Prioritizing elements or goals not only improve your Decisiveness quality but also increase the chances of success you want. Also, it will help you when you are struggling with controlling emotions. It also creates a clear perception of the path to be followed.


In conclusion, when you encounter a situation where you have to show your Decisiveness qualities, then note that you have to follow Analyse-Prioritise-Decide rule always for effective outcomes.

And the most important thing, let the quote say it for you:

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

– Theodore Roosevelt

Written by - Aditya Raj

Edited by - Vaibhav Sharma

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