Decision making in crisis

During a crisis, our ability to decide is impaired. A crisis can be an event such as the death of a loved one, stressful times, or unexpected disasters. As these situations can happen at any time, so be prepared so you can make a decision during a crisis, or at least know how to handle the...

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Reducing risk in uncertain times

Less than two months have passed since the WHO declared the Corona virus as pandemic disease. Nonetheless, the status has nearly touched everyone’s life. Uncertainty and doubt are now the rules. Unemployment has now reached unprecedented levels, industries are disrupted, and everyone is still...

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Have you heard of consequence tables?

In my previous article I explored the payoff table as a decision-making tool to reduce risks in uncertain times. Today I am giving you another decision-making tool. The Consequence Table, a tool for small and big life decisions. It’s a great decision-making tool for: Two options...

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A great tool for decision making in uncertain times

In the previous article, I discussed risk profiling for reducing risks in decision making during uncertain times. A pay-off table is an excellent decision-making tool for that. It’s great for: Two options decisions Multiple options decisions Daily life decisions A pay-off table is a simple...

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How to manage uncertainties with risk profiling

This article is a continuation of my series on decision making in uncertainty and the age of the Corona virus. In my previous article, I explored the adaptive decision-making approach. This article is about risk profiling, another approach to managing uncertainties. Managing uncertainties with...

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Adaptive decision making in uncertain times

Adaptive Decision Making In the past article, I explored how knowledge improves your decision making in uncertain times. In this article, I will explore adaptive decision making. An adaptive approach[1] in decision making can improve your situation, especially in uncertainty. In this approach,...

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Fighting uncertainty with knowledge in the corona virus era

In the past few articles, I explored the meaning of uncertainty, especially in the corona virus era; I also explored the relationship between knowledge, stress, and uncertainty. In the following articles, I will discuss how to deal with uncertainty. Today we are facing an enemy we cannot...

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Understanding human behaviors during the Corona virus pandemic

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com In my previous article, I explored the association between knowledge, uncertainty, and stress. In this article, I will explore the behaviors of people during the pandemic. There are five phases in the relationship between uncertainty and knowledge. The...

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Why are doctors more stressed and uncertain during the Corona pandemic?

How knowledge affect your uncertainty and stress – a proposed graphic model Yes, I am stressed, and yes, I am worried. That was my answer when my wife woke me up in the morning, passing the tea and asking me if I should take a medication to calm down. I am not worried about what happens; I am...

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Turning uncertainty into a determinism in the age of the Corona virus

In the past article, I explored the meaning of uncertainty and how the Covid-19 is a typical black swan event. However, it’s still not a deep uncertainty event. In this article, I will explore more types of uncertainty, how it affects our decision making, and what nations should make to fight the...

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