The Decision Makeover
An Intentional Approach to Living the Life You Want
by Mike Whitaker
Pub Date 12 Sep 2017
The secret of happy and successful people? Their ability to make good decisions.
Changing careers, launching a business, starting a family, buying a home, moving to a new city? How do you know whether you’re making the right decision?
In The Decision Makeover, Mike Whitaker offers a thoughtful and strategic approach for choosing wisely in all aspects of your life whether it’s about money, career, education, health, friends, or family. With his background in both business and psychology, he lays out a decision-making process that gives you the power to achieve your dreams. He even explains what to do if you’ve made some poor decisions along the way, so that you can move ahead without regret.
Whitaker emphasizes the importance of understanding the difference between small and big decisions, and shows why defining your essential goals is the key to overcoming the roadblocks that can derail your progress. He reveals:
• why your next decision could change your life forever
• why you make bad decisions
• how to avoid self-destructive decision-making
• how to proceed confidently toward future decisions to get what you want
Filled with engaging anecdotes and interactive exercises, The Decision Makeover gives you the tools to finally achieve all that you want. For young people just beginning to make important life decisions, or those who have seen it all and are ready for a “reset,” this timeless book is a must-have for anyone wanting to achieve the maximum success possible through purposeful decision making.
“The Decision Zones in Mike Whitaker's book teach us how to properly make a decision and recognize the implications of our decisions. I would recommend this book to not only business people but anyone who wants to properly navigate the world we live in today.”
—Michael Alden, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author of Ask More Get More and 5% More
“As a startup, we're constantly facing critical decisions that have a considerable impact on our business and lives. The Decision Makeover has provided me with incredible insight into the importance of decisions, and the framework for building future success through them. The concept of Decision Zones has provided me with a clear direction in how I approach my personal and professional goals.”
—David Cherrie, Entrepreneur, workplacearcade.com
“I don’t think anyone begins by thinking, “I’m really going to mess this up”. The problem is, most people don’t have the tools needed to make logical, rational decisions based upon facts. What Mike Whitaker has created in The Decision Makeover is a recipe for successful living. This book is a must-read for everyone. I will use Mike’s ideas and techniques in my practice to aid others in making better decisions in their lives.”
—Monty L. Atchley, Ed.D, Licensed Counselor and Therapist, 10th Degree Black Belt
“The Decision Makeover is a unique tool for any parent and young adults. As a secondary school principal, I see student decision-making often leading to disappointment. Mike Whitaker takes parents and young adults through a personal process to maximize decision-making and realize goal attainment. The stakes are high!”
—Howard Moon, Educator, Principal, District Administrator
Valley Center, Kansas
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