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Making better decisions


Indecisiveness is toxic. It bogs you down and makes your team run in circles, rehashing old discussions again and again.

But with the right methods for weighing options, taking input, and staying true to your larger goals, making decisions doesn't have to be painful. Here are our four favorite techniques.

Top 4 plays for making decisions as a team

Understand what's most important, seek guidance, and assign roles for each decision you make.

DACI

Clarify each person's role in the decision and document your options.

Demo Trust

Get guidance from leadership early on (when it matters most).

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Agree on the relative importance of all the factors you're considering.

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OKRs

Set high-level goals so your low-level decisions align.

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Project Team Health Monitor

Use the Health Monitor to self-assess against eight attributes common amongst high-performing teams, then track your progress over time.

Gather your project team for an honest discussion about how you're working together.

 

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