HOW TO DECIDE [this blog in books #4]

27 August 2021

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Most of the books above are fictional – in the sense that they don’t technically exist (outside of my mind or this blog).

Today, I want to share How to Decide. 

Malcolm Gladwell once mentioned that he likes stories that are ostensibly about X, but are really about Y. I've come to realise that although I spend a fair amount of time talking about money, most of the time I'm talking about decision-making.

As it turns out, I've written a lot about making decisions...


Contents

I'll be candid: some of these articles might provide a different perspective to what you've come across elsewhere. But there are some great books about decision-making available, which are probably better than anything I could write. Off the top of my head: Thinking, Fast & Slow by Daniel Kahneman, Thinking in Bets by Annie Duke, The Scout Mindset by Julia Galef, Optionality by Richard Meadows, Sources of Power by Gary Klein – and I am certain that there are amazing books that I've read in the past couple of years that I've missed out. 


Tags

bayesian, decision making, decisions, indecision, intuition


About the author 

Sonnie Bailey

Sonnie provides financial planning services via his business, Fairhaven Wealth (www.fairhavenwealth.co.nz). Fairhaven Wealth provides independent, advice-only, fixed-fee financial planning services. Sonnie is also a “recovering lawyer”: he has specialised in financial services, trusts, and estate planning.

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