Why We Make Terrible Decisions and How to Improve Them

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This is a podcast episode titled, Why We Make Terrible Decisions and How to Improve Them. The summary for this episode is: Want to change your life? It starts with one good decision. Learn how decisions impact our lives from this discussion with https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Pastors Keith Simon) and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/patrick-miller/ (Patrick Miller). Interested in more content like this? Scroll down for more resources and related episodes, including https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-break-and-make-life-changing-habits/ (How to Make and Break Life-Changing Habits) and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-handle-uncertainty-about-the-future/ (How to Handle Uncertainty About the Future). Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too. To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO and @TenMinuteBibleTalks. Outline 0:15 - Follow our new https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast (Twitter) account @tmbtpodcast 5:00 - Book recommendations 7:20 - Career choice statistics 9:40 - Why we make terrible decisions 10:00 - https://www.simplypsychology.org/confirmation-bias.html (Confirmation bias): https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/seeing-what-others-dont/201905/the-curious-case-confirmation-bias (smoking study) and https://reason.com/2017/05/15/study-you-literally-cant-even-pay-people/ (disagreement study) 22:45 - How we can make better decisions 23:05 - https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/1204188-the-first-principle-is-that-you-must-not-fool-yourself-and (Richard Feynman quote) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah%2017%3A9&amp;version=NIV (Jeremiah 17.9) 28:45 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+25.21-23&amp;version=NIV (Matthew 25.21-23) 37:35 - Get an outside perspective: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Proverbs+12.15&amp;version=NIV (Proverbs 12.15) 43:10 - Pray about your decision: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+37.4&amp;version=ESV (Psalm 37.4) 47:10 - Subscribe. Rate. Share. Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast (https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast) Passages Jeremiah 17.9: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah%2017%3A9&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah%2017%3A9&amp;version=NIV) Matthew 25.21-23: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+25.21-23&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+25.21-23&amp;version=NIV) Proverbs 12.15: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Proverbs+12.15&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Proverbs+12.15&amp;version=NIV) Psalm 37.4: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+37.4&amp;version=ESV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+37.4&amp;version=ESV) References The 10 Challengers About a Career as a Lawyer by Sally Kane from The Balance: https://www.thebalancecareers.com/lawyer-career-drawbacks-2164594 (https://www.thebalancecareers.com/lawyer-career-drawbacks-2164594) Heidrick and Struggles study of 20,000 searches highlights need for onboarding improvements: https://www.primegenesis.com/our-blog/2009/04/40-percent-of-execs-pushed-out-fail-or-quit-within-18-months/#:~:text=%22We've%20found%20that%2040,in%20terms%20of%20lost%20revenue.&amp;text=The%20cost%20of%20failure%20for,surival%20jobs%22%20after%20a%20failure... <a rel="payment" href="https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/give-now/">Support this podcast</a>

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Want to change your life? It starts with one good decision. Learn how decisions impact our lives from this discussion with https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Pastors Keith Simon) and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/patrick-miller/ (Patrick Miller). Interested in more content like this? Scroll down for more resources and related episodes, including https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-break-and-make-life-changing-habits/ (How to Make and Break Life-Changing Habits) and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-handle-uncertainty-about-the-future/ (How to Handle Uncertainty About the Future). Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too. To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO and @TenMinuteBibleTalks. Outline 0:15 - Follow our new https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast (Twitter) account @tmbtpodcast 5:00 - Book recommendations 7:20 - Career choice statistics 9:40 - Why we make terrible decisions 10:00 - https://www.simplypsychology.org/confirmation-bias.html (Confirmation bias): https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/seeing-what-others-dont/201905/the-curious-case-confirmation-bias (smoking study) and https://reason.com/2017/05/15/study-you-literally-cant-even-pay-people/ (disagreement study) 22:45 - How we can make better decisions 23:05 - https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/1204188-the-first-principle-is-that-you-must-not-fool-yourself-and (Richard Feynman quote) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah%2017%3A9&version=NIV (Jeremiah 17.9) 28:45 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+25.21-23&version=NIV (Matthew 25.21-23) 37:35 - Get an outside perspective: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Proverbs+12.15&version=NIV (Proverbs 12.15) 43:10 - Pray about your decision: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+37.4&version=ESV (Psalm 37.4) 47:10 - Subscribe. Rate. Share. Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast (https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast) Passages Jeremiah 17.9: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah%2017%3A9&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah%2017%3A9&version=NIV) Matthew 25.21-23: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+25.21-23&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+25.21-23&version=NIV) Proverbs 12.15: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Proverbs+12.15&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Proverbs+12.15&version=NIV) Psalm 37.4: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+37.4&version=ESV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+37.4&version=ESV) References The 10 Challengers About a Career as a Lawyer by Sally Kane from The Balance: https://www.thebalancecareers.com/lawyer-career-drawbacks-2164594 (https://www.thebalancecareers.com/lawyer-career-drawbacks-2164594) Heidrick and Struggles study of 20,000 searches highlights need for onboarding improvements: https://www.primegenesis.com/our-blog/2009/04/40-percent-of-execs-pushed-out-fail-or-quit-within-18-months/#:~:text=%22We've%20found%20that%2040,in%20terms%20of%20lost%20revenue.&text=The%20cost%20of%20failure%20for,surival%20jobs%22%20after%20a%20failure... Support this podcast