Successful decision making is an interplay of these two aspects

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Blink

The first is that truly successful decision making relies on a balance between deliberate and instinctive thinking.

The second lesson is that in good decision making, frugality matters”

The science behind expertise on snap judgements and first impressions

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Blink

Our unconscious reactions come out of a locked room, and we can’t look inside that room. but with experience we become expert at using our behavior and our training to interpret – and decode – what lies behind our snap judgment and first impressions”

Ever wondered why mediocre people so frequently rise up the ladder?

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Blink

Mediocre people find their way into positions of authority…because when it comes to even the most important positions, our selection decisions are a good deal less rational than we think.”

The Power of BLINK comes with experience

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Blink

Being able to act intelligently and instinctively in the moment is possible only after a long and rigorous of education and experience”

This is BLINK for you

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Blink

Anyone who has ever scanned the bookshelves of a new girlfriend or boyfriend- or peeked inside his or her medicine cabinet- understands this implicitly; you can learn as much – or more – from one glance at a private space as you can from hours of exposure to a public face.”

What we do with an INSIGHT is most important

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Blink

Insight is not a lightbulb that goes off inside our heads. It is a flickering candle that can easily be snuffed out.”

This is why STORYTELLING is still an ART

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Blink

We have, as human beings, a storytelling problem. We’re a bit too quick to come up with explanations for things we don’t really have an explanation for.”

Without this component decision making is incomplete

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Blink

The key to good decision making is not knowledge. It is understanding. We are swimming in the former. We are desperately lacking in the latter.”