Can’t Make Up Your Mind?

by - m on 10/06/2010

According to the WSJ, whether you think about things in terms of black or white or in shades of gray may dictate how easy it is for you to make a decision. Here’s a short list of tendencies: See the entire article HERE.

PEOPLE WHO SEE THE WORLD AS BLACK AND WHITE TEND TO…

   * Speak their mind or make quick decisions.
   * Be more predictable in making decisions (e.g., who they vote for).
   * Be less anxious about making wrong choices.
   * Have relationship conflicts that are less drawn out.
   * Be less likely to consider others’ points of view.
PEOPLE WHO SEE THE WORLD IN SHADES OF GRAY TEND TO….
   * Procrastinate or avoid making decisions if possible.
   * Feel more regret after making decisions.
   * Be thoughtful about making the right choice.
   * Stay longer in unhappy relationships.
   * Appreciate multiple points of view.
– m

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