Many people get anxious or fearful when making decisions regarding how to manage a career or business. Whether it's deciding what direction is profitable for a career or business, people all want to make the right decisions to get the best possible outcome.
Stanley Popovich, author of "A Layman's Guide to Managing Fear," offers 7suggestions on how to make the best decisions and to get the best possible outcomes regarding careers and businesses.
Get all of the facts and necessary information to make the right decision. This is important because people do not want to miss critical information that could make a difference in their career or business decision.
Determine the expected results. Knowing expected result is half the battle because this will determine the kinds of choices to make while reviewing all of information gathered.
Get advice from friends. Ask friends and relatives on what they think you should do. These people can give additional insights that may be overlooking.
Don't be afraid to make a mistake. If the wrong decision is made, then the next step is to learn from mistakes and go from there. Do not let fears get the best in the decision-making process.
Always follow the heart. Listening and following the gut can sometimes be the difference between success and failure. Always do what might be the best at the time.
Do not be in a rush. If you feel stressed, then get some fresh air or do something fun to help relax. This will make it easier to make the right decision regarding a career or business.
Always have a back-up plan. Be flexible and have a "Plan B" if something doesn't work out according to the goals.