10 Habits for Making Wicked Hard Decisions

How to make tough decisions about products, people, and business.

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That’s me, at a “Netflix: Wicked Hard Decisions” no-slides, case study dinner In Montreal.

1. Ask questions, form an opinion, and engage in debate

2. Make a provisional decision

3. Get the data

4. If you have 70% of the data you need to make a decision, it’s time to “decide & go.”

5. Evaluate whether the decision is high or low stakes

6. Obsess over your customers

7. Be open to significant, long-term bets

8. Consider how your long-term strategy impacts your decision

9. Does your company’s culture inform the decision?

10. Fully commit to your choice

Final thoughts

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Former VP/CPO at Netflix/Chegg. Now speaker, teacher, & workshop host. Learn more here: www.gibsonbiddle.com or here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gibsonbiddle/

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