What do the sartorial choices of Steve Jobs’ black turtleneck, Mark Zuckerberg’s hoodie and Barack Obama’s grey/blue suits have in common?
They illustrate one technique successful people use to make the most of their decision-making abilities.
One way to eliminate decision fatigue is to turn small decisions into routines.
According to a Forbes article, decision-making is like muscle. If over-used, it doesn’t function effectively and it becomes more difficult to make more complex decisions.
The more you can turn small decisions (like what to wear or what to eat for breakfast) into a routine, the more mental energy you free up for more important or complex decisions.
May we pursue our paths knowing where and when to turn the small, everyday decisions into routines,