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[Choose] This way or that way...

“You can't make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen.” ― Michelle Obama Let me ask you a question, an important one for your life. What is better? Taking action and maybe make a terrible mistake or to take no action and die slowly(or quickly) anyway? Life is all about making choices, and taking action.

Pros and Cons: How to Decide

If you can't decide what to do with your life, someone (or some event) will do that  for you. Your indecisiveness can make you a slave! by Michael Corthell We human beings, as a whole, are surprisingly bad at making logical choices, especially when the decisions we have to make involve too many conflicting options. Many people give up and leave their decision-making up to others by taking a vote, throwing a dart in a map or tossing a coin. ''When you see how the President makes political or policy decisions, you see who he is. The essence of the Presidency is decision-making.'' — Bob Woodward The process of decision making can be made much easier if we weigh all options using a 'pros & cons' list. One of the greatest men in American history used this method. Below Benjamin Franklin describes how he used the 'pros & cons' list. "My way is to divide half a sheet of paper by a line into two columns; writing ov