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Decisive

Chip Heath, Dan Heath

5 mins

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Decisive provides you with a four-step approach to making better decisions in your life and career, based on extensive scientific research.

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Decisive

Decisive

by Chip Heath

Overview

Chip and Dan Heath are brothers and the co-authors of the New York Times bestselling books Made to Stick (2007) and Switch (2010). In 2013, the Heath brothers released Decisive, a book that's all about making better decisions.

Their four-step WRAP process will help you to understand your environment and the options available in order to improve the way in which you make decisions. The WRAP process is made up of four major steps:

  1. Widen your options
  2. Reality-test your assumptions
  3. Attain distance before deciding
  4. Prepare to be wrong

Favorite quote

Success emerges from the quality of the decisions we make and the quantity of luck we receive. We can't control luck, but we can control the way we make choices.

- Chip and Dan Heath

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