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Improve Your Decision Making Skills with Jesse and Jay

Episode Summary

Decision-making skills are necessary for a Practice Manager or anyone that leads a team.

Jesse Arnoldson and Jay Holmes, our hosts, talk about ways to improve your decision-making skills.

Through their personal experiences, they share tips on how to deal when a decision has a wrong outcome, how clarity comes when you can clearly identify the issues of a problem, and how to align those questions and decisions with your core values. Also, know how Jay deals with his emotions during this process.

Expand your skills by joining Jesse and Jay on this week’s episode of the MedMan Podcast!

Key Take-Aways

  • Decision-making is a process that can be improved and worked on.

  • Open the space for reflection about decision-making through a journal or a log.

  • Beware of decision fatigue, try to automate as many decisions as you can to conserve that energy.

  • Go ahead with those types of decisions that can be easy to unwind.

  • Hold other people's ideas by not marrying your own.


  • Jesse recommends a book by Annie Duke called: “Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts”

  • Jay recommends a podcast by Shane Parrish's The Knowledge Project Podcast. Listen here:

  • Visit Shane Parrish’s website Farnam Street here:

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