One’s inability to come to a decision can create a never-ending cycle of turmoil. This is especially true when we need to make decisions at important inflexion points and that may significantly alter the course we’re on. Many of us don’t even realise the extent of the turmoil that we’re in, as it may not even be a conscious thought. However, the turmoil could quite easily manifest in different areas in our lives, how we interact with others and how our bodies respond to it.
We are often quite unaware of how our belief systems are influenced by various external factors, and how those beliefs may impact on our decisions and actions. Not interrogating information that we are being fed on a daily basis could quite easily lead to a skewed view of reality, which may lead to inappropriate decisions or actions. Reflecting on how we have come to our conclusions should be standard practice for leaders.