Saturday, 16 April 2011

The most reliable method for making decisions (Part 5 of 6)


Motivational consistency also brings the following advantages:
  • Logic and ambition supply the resilience needed to undertake boring maintenance tasks that bring substantial long-term benefits.
  • A stable vision and a lifetime perspective lead man to avert excessive risks, lotteries and other forms of gambling.
  • Consistent objectives render man's mind active and willing to explore innovative options. In contrast, contradictory goals lead to mistakes, waste, and paralysis.
  • Long-term ambitions enable man to accept mistakes as part of a learning process. The opposite phenomenon, intolerance, frequently arises out of pursuing contradictory targets. Individuals torn apart by diverging goals find difficult to explain their own actions.
  • Convictions in line with reality allow man to connect deeply with other human beings. Irrational objectives prevent individuals from communicating clearly, leading to irritation, confusion, misunderstandings, and errors.
To be continued in the next post.

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