xorydecisions.com is growing

I’m into the 4th week of running this website xorydecisions.com. Here’s a sneak peak at the growth in views. For all those who’ve had a look so far – thanks. I hope you [...]

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The 7 ways Google does decisions

Most of us know the rough outline of the Google story, from garage to world beater. But do you know how they made the key decisions in their business? It turns out that they have 7 key factors [...]

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Decision making under extreme pressure

The most startling experiment I know is the Milgram experiment of 1961, demonstrating that 65% of people could kill someone by repeatedly administering electric shocks – if they are [...]

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Dumb Ways to Decide?…Money Decisions

When it comes to making decisions, you’d think that financial decisions would be easiest because they are so quantifiable. Not so. Here are 5 areas where you need to watch out for your own [...]

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4 decision making tips for start ups

Here are my top 4 decision making tools and tips for starting a business. The decisions you make at the outset are often crucial. How you make these decisions can make a big difference to your [...]

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Dumb Ways to Decide: Ideas Decisions

Have you ever thought about the way ideas live and die in creative industries like marketing? How do some toe-curlingly terrible ideas see the cold light of day? Who decides which ideas are good [...]

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Would you hire the Sultan of Bling?

Gerald Ratner, the so-called Sultan of Bling, single-handedly destroyed £500m of shareholder value in his jewellery company with one ill-advised comment during a speech to a director’s conference [...]

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Imagine your own failure

It’s amazingly useful to imagine your own failure. I invited 3 trusted advisers round for dinner tonight to show them my business plan for X or Y, and for them to imagine that we were a year in [...]

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