Leaders have responsibility for decision-making. And as regular readers of the blog know, I routinely blog about tools and challenges that come with decision-making. Today’s blog post illustrates the decision-making trap called “perfect”.
There are at least six different routes I can take to get from my home to the airport. One is on a highway and it’s the fastest, particularly during rush hour traffic, but it has a toll fee. Another is also on a highway, but at peak times, it’s often bumper-to-bumper and moving slowly. The others go through an assortment of neighbourhoods with different marked speeds and varying number of stoplights and playground zones. They all get me to where I need to go.
There really isn’t a perfect route to take. Continue reading