Sunday, July 21, 2013

Right Brain Tips: 3 Rules for Creative Decision-Making to Change Life & Career

July 21, 2013

Sandra H. Rodman
CEO, Right Brain Aerobics

Public Talks & Classes: RBA Academy
National Innovation Learning Portal Classes: Right Brain Aerobics

"It does not take much strength to do things, 
but it requires a great deal of strength to decide what to do."

-- Elbert Green Hubbard

It is with the mind that we choose, and our daily choices create the life and career that we subliminally desire as well as the planet's physical and mental environments. Can we change this with deeper creative deliberations for really tough decisions? Ones where you need to "play Solomon," so daunting are the choices? Three things to consider that might increase our creative awareness of the impact on others of every personal decision, how life and career might shift as we become more expansive, look for new viewpoints in the decision-making process:

1. Golden Rule. Take a problem, any problem.  Solve it by applying the Golden Rule.  "Do unto others that which you would have them do unto you." (I also start with Right Brain Start Up exercise, which puts me more in a "Golden Rule" frame of mind.)

a. First: Affirm. List/write down (pen and paper NOT electronics) as many affirmative things as you can think of about a) you, b) the person(s) who'll be affected. The challenger or the situation.  Find "the gift" of potential lessons as you face the situation.  Next: