Have you or your employees been feeling work-from-home burnout and Zoom fatigue these past months despite the supposed convenience of working from home and using videoconferences to meet?

Do you find yourself increasingly stressed and tired out even though you no longer have to deal with a commute and other chores associated with going to an office daily?

When the COVID pandemic swept through the country last year, companies rushed to roll out a slew of measures to keep their businesses running. …


A strategic pivot will enable your company to survive and thrive during the COVID pandemic and in the post-COVID world. Start by challenging assumptions about your internal and external business model. Then, revise your strategy and determine next steps to operationalize these changes. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes how to do a strategic pivot to address COVID and the post-COVID world.

Video: “How to Do a Strategic Pivot to Address COVID and the Post-COVID World”

Podcast: “How to Do a Strategic Pivot to Address COVID and the Post-COVID World”

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  • Here’s the article on How to Do a Strategic Pivot to Address COVID and the Post-COVID World
  • The book Resilience: Adapt and Plan for the New…


Maximize the value that pessimists and optimists bring to your enterprise by helping them work together well. Optimists should generate half-baked ideas and give them to the pessimists, who would select the most viable notions and finish baking them into full-fledged plans. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes the secret of getting optimistic and pessimistic employees to collaborate effectively.

Video: “The Secret of Getting Optimistic and Pessimistic Employees to Collaborate Effectively”

Podcast: “The Secret of Getting Optimistic and Pessimistic Employees to Collaborate Effectively”

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  • Here’s the article on The Secret of Getting Optimistic and Pessimistic Employees to Collaborate Effectively
  • The book Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions…


Startup founders can defeat mental health challenges and avoid burnout by paying attention to their mental health, seeking help, and standing up to pressure from major investors and Board members. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes the dangers of mental health challenges for startup founders.

Video: “The Dangers of Mental Health Challenges for Startup Founders”

Podcast: “The Dangers of Mental Health Challenges for Startup Founders”

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  • Here’s the article on The Dangers of Mental Health Challenges for Startup Founders
  • The book Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters is available here
  • You are welcome to register for the free Wise…


We greatly underestimate the dangers of the new COVID strains due to cognitive biases such as normalcy bias, hyperbolic discounting, and planning fallacy. We need to change our plans drastically to adapt to the new reality. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which answers the question: should you be worried about the new COVID strains?

Video: “Should You Be Worried About the New COVID Strains?”

Podcast: “Should You Be Worried About the New COVID Strains?”

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The people close to you influence your spending choices more than you think. To make wiser shopping decisions, be aware of how your choices are influenced and commit to only purchasing things for their practical value. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes why your friends influence your shopping decisions more than you think.

Video: “Your Friends Influence Your Shopping Decisions More Than You Think”

Podcast: “Your Friends Influence Your Shopping Decisions More Than You Think”

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Using the three social intelligence methods during a stakeholder meeting will help you learn the truth about your stakeholders’ needs, which will empower you to solve their problems and foster stronger relationships with them. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes the 3 key empathy-based methods to uncover the truth about your stakeholders.

Video: “3 Key Empathy-Based Methods to Uncover the Truth About Your Stakeholders”

Podcast: “3 Key Empathy-Based Methods to Uncover the Truth About Your Stakeholders”

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Asking the 8 Powerful Questions during a pre-engagement stakeholder assessment will lead to better engagement and stronger relationships with your stakeholders. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes the 8 powerful questions you need to ask before stakeholder engagement.

Video: “8 Powerful Questions You Need to Ask Before Stakeholder Engagement”

Podcast: “8 Powerful Questions You Need to Ask Before Stakeholder Engagement”

Links Mentioned in Videocast and Podcast

  • Here’s the article on the 8 Powerful Questions You Need to Ask Before Stakeholder Engagement
  • The book Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters is available here
  • You are welcome to register for the free Wise Decision Maker Course

Transcript

Hello, everyone…


Deal with COVID anxiety and stress immediately by addressing your fundamental needs of safety, connection to others, and self-esteem. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes what to do if you are feeling COVID anxiety.

Video: “Are You Feeling COVID Anxiety?”

Podcast: “Are You Feeling COVID Anxiety?”

Links Mentioned in Videocast and Podcast

  • Here’s the article: Are You Feeling COVID Anxiety?
  • The book Resilience: Adapt and Plan for the New Abnormal of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic is available here
  • You are welcome to register for the free Wise Decision Maker Course

Transcript

Hello, everyone, and welcome to another episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show where we help…


Form lasting connections to stakeholders and help them feel understood by using the three social intelligence methods of empathetic listening, echoing and mirroring, and building rapport. That’s the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes how to build strong stakeholder relationships using 3 social intelligence methods.

Video: “Build Strong Stakeholder Relationships Through These Three Social Intelligence Methods”

Podcast: “Build Strong Stakeholder Relationships Through These Three Social Intelligence Methods”

Links Mentioned in Videocast and Podcast

  • Here’s the article: Build Strong Stakeholder Relationships Through These Three Social Intelligence Methods
  • The book Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters is available here
  • You are welcome to register for the free Wise Decision Maker…

Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

Best-selling author, consultant, coach, speaker on #decisionmaking and #leadership; CEO, Disaster Avoidance Experts http://disasteravoidanceexperts.com/

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