Make Great Decisions | Elspeth Kirkman

Feeling indecisive? Ever wondered what it takes to master the art of decision-making? Join us on a thrilling journey with Elspeth Kirkman, the brilliant mind behind the groundbreaking book ‘Decision Scape: The Art of Getting Perspective.’ 

In this episode, Kurt and Tim dive deep into the captivating world of decision-making as Kirkman takes us on an adventure through the intricacies of perspective. What if decision-making was more than just a process – what if it was an art form? Prepare to be captivated as we explore the four pillars of perspective – distance, viewpoint, composition, and frame – and uncover their essential role in navigating life’s choices. 

Buckle up and get ready to challenge your perceptions as we delve into the profound influence of language, culture, and even the power of voice in shaping our decisions. Are you ready to embrace multiple perspectives and unlock the secrets to making informed choices? Kirkman’s insights offer a fresh and dynamic approach to decision-making, empowering listeners to navigate life’s complexities with newfound clarity and introspection. So, what are you waiting for? Make the right decision and tune in!

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(0:50) Important Behavioral Grooves announcement!

(6:17) Introduction and speed round

(12:19) The relationship between decision-making and art

(18:38) The importance of perspective

(26:31) Language’s impact on decision-making

(36:26) Taboo words, culture, and anxiety

(43:52) Music preferences and writing habits

(50:05) Grooving Session: Decision-making and creativity

(1:15:19) “Another Orion” by Tim Houlihan

© 2024 Behavioral Grooves

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AIRDATE: February 19, 2024 EPISODE 397

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Make Great Decisions | Elspeth Kirkman