Developer Tea · September 11, 2015

Subjective vs. Concrete Decisions

Today, I talk about a particular framework for making decisions. The framework presents a specific dichotomy between concreteness and subjectivity.

Types of decisions:

  • Essential decisions
  • Concrete input with subjective output
  • Subjective input with concrete output
  • Subjective input with subjective output
  • "Trivial" decisions

The paradox we have to deal with is that a lot of non-trivial outcomes come from decisions that fall on the subjective end of the scale. It is necessary for us to move these trivial and subjective decisions towards concrete if possible to funnel more energy into our decision making energy for subjective decisions.

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