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Mindy Lee M. Lipsky

Certified Business Coach
Certified DISC Practitioner

 

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The Magic 8 Ball!

I remember as a kid I had one of those Magic 8 ball toys.  You know the one… it has that multisided cube-like thing floating in the blue “water”… you asked it a question then flipped it over for an answer.  This was THE hottest thing to help a pre-teen predict the future or make a decision… “Should I wear my “Jordache jeans”, “Forenza Sweater” or “Swatch Watch” to the dance on Friday?” (Ok I’m sure I just dated myself!) I remember sitting in my bedroom with my best friends asking question after question.  It was a lot of fun, but we soon found out it was just “fun” and not reliable at all!  Now we are all grown up, and we need more than a magic 8 ball to make decisions.

Magic 8 Ball

As an entrepreneur you will have a LOT of decisions to make on a daily basis.  Are you a decision maker?  If you want to be successful in business you need to be!  When faced with a decision there are many ways to handle it.  You can do some research, ask a friend for advice, make a Pro/con list, and on and on… But ultimately the bottom line is… you must make a decision!  Sitting on the fence is NOT comfortable! I have been there.  In the past I have been faced with a big decision and dragged on and on… it can get exhausting! 

Decisions

I’m not saying you should rush into decisions, but I do encourage you to take a look at what is holding you back from making a decision.  Is it a lack of information? Has someone burst your bubble? Most often it is simply FEAR (False Evidence Appearing Real). I LOVE to work with decision makers!  Best of all… when you do make a decision you can see how it goes and make a NEW decision with more information!  What decision will you make today?  It just could be the one that makes ALL the difference!

2 Responses to The Magic 8 Ball!

  • Mindy,

    I agree that there are times when a decision must be made. When I get stuck, I like to make a small decision. A small decision gives me the confidence to make a bigger decision. Like you said, ultimately, you must make a decision. Thanks for sharing your thoughts on this!

    Aimee

  • Thanks Aimee! I agree… for each person the process may be different. Making a small decision to get you moving is a great idea!.

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