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Event Title: Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
Why do we have such a hard time making good decisions? This is the question Chip Heath and Dan Heath help us explore in Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work. Based on an exhaustive study of the decision-making literature, The Heaths introduce a four-step model designed to counteract the biases and irrationality we use to make decisions, and introduce us to the concept of a true decision making process:
Widen Your Options
Reality Test Your Assumptions
Attain Distance Before Deciding
Prepare to be Wrong
In this interactive setting, you will learn how to apply WRAP to answer critical questions like these:
How can we stop the cycle of agonizing over our decisions?
How can we make group decisions without destructive politics?
How can we ensure that we don’t overlook precious opportunities to change our course?
Join us to gain new strategies and practical tools to make better choices in life and work.
Maura Fredericks, MA, ACC
Founder, Thrive Consulting & Coaching, LLC
Maura Fredericks, an executive and leadership coach, is committed to assisting business owners and executives develop powerful communications, accountability, and decision-making skills and strategies resulting in long-term success. Prior to founding her own business Thrive Consulting and Coaching, LLC, Maura spent 25 years working across multiple industries, so she has a keen understanding of how business works and organizations function, from start-ups to national organizations. She managed teams through mergers and buyouts, built teams from the ground up, and led departments through organizational change. Maura was formally trained by Mentor Coach, LLC and earned a Master’s degree in Education and Human Resource Development from The George Washington University. She has earned additional certifications and trainings in Crucial Conversations, Graphic Facilitation, Extended DISC, EQ-I, Emotional Quotient inventory, among others.
Insperity Tysons Corner Office
1650 Tysons Boulevard, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102
Cancellation policy: Event follows federal Office of Personnel Management policy and decisions. If federal government is closed, event will be canceled.
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