Avoiding Errors in the Decision Making Process
Decision-making is a fine art. Many people struggle with the decision itself; where as other have a difficult time coping with the decision they have made. The balance of the two requires experience and courage. In my opinion, based off of my experiences, studies, and readings, I believe that I would be a very strong candidate for someone to look to for guidance in the conflict resolution process. However, to minimize errors the decision maker needs to act accordingly to the mentoring. With good guidance nothing can truly be accomplished unless the person can empower themselves to make a tough decision, and this is what will limit their decision making errors.
For my guidance I will give and example from my personal experience on how I made a tough decision and the steps I took to becoming completely satisfied with my choice. The steps can be broken down into separate sub-sections. These sections would include evaluating the initial options to resolve the conflict, consequential effects of said options, the decision itself, then finally the aftermath of the decision which should resolve the issue at hand with minimal errors.
For most people, the decision of which university to attend is a very time consuming task, that requires a large amount of analysis of certain variables that will impact the gratification of your four year experience greatly. It was no different for me either. However, unlike most people I also had to evaluate another set of variables that had to do with athletic opportunities, not only academic. To those who may not know the athletic recruiting process is very timely. My journey starts back during my junior year of high school when I was legally allowed to speak with college coaches and different universities. At the time I was just elated to be on the radar of the coaches, but then realized the ramifications of making the wrong choice. By my senior year I had a very solid idea of where...
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