An illustrated guide to making better decisions

Whether you’re constantly making tough calls or simply prone to hesitation, decision-making can be brutal. Watch this animation for sanity-saving tips.

Should I take this job, or that job? Stay put or move to the far-flung city? Stay together or break up? Buy the blue one or the black one? Life throws a constant stream of choices which can be paralysing.

Journalist Mikael Krogerus and designer Roman Tschäppeler have embarked on a quest to make decision-making a little easier. They are co-authors of The Decision Book, which offers tips and models for strategic thinking. Take a look at the animation above to steer clear of the trap of indecision.

Animation by Ginevra Boni. Interview by Kieran Nash.

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