Vadim Kotelnikov    

Smart and Fast Decision Maker

How to evaluate innovative ideas and make great strategic decisions quickly


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Smart & Fast Thinker

Trust your first thought and your intuition. Your first intuitive impression is usually correct. Make it a habit to listen to what your inner voice says... More

Your Powerful Attitudes

You make great decisions when you're in a great state, and vice versa. To make better decisions, focus on your strategic goals, know your values, keep your cool, and be willing to be proactive.

Questions To Ask Yourself

To make a quick decision, start with asking yourself some key questions, such as:

  • What opportunities shall I miss if I donít make this decision quickly? What may I lose if I make a wrong decision? What may I win if make the right one?

  • What options do I have? What is the most important additional information do I need to acquire to make a decision? What is my intuition telling me to do?

Pretend Ignorance: Smart Is Dumb

People who try to impress others by pretending to be smart usually aren't. Truly smart people often play dumb to encourage others to express their views fully. By asking the other party a lot of questions or to explain things one more time you'll be better prepared to make a fast decision.

7 Paradoxical Rules of True Success

Follow Your Intuition and Subconscious Mind

Don't wait until you get enough facts to be 100% sure, because by then it may be too late. Listen to your intuition, inner wisdom and subconscious mind. Actually, our conscious mind is very slow compared with the subconscious mind that works with a lightning speed. If you have preloaded your inspiring vision, values and guiding principles in your subconscious mind, it will tell you everything you need to know instantly.

All you need is to learn to listen to your inner voice and wisdom.


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Kore 10 Innovative Thinking Tools

Smart analogues help you take a new perspective, inspire creative thinking and describe your ideas to others... More

Strategic Flexibility

In today's rapidly changing world, the real force behind the success of disruptive innopreneurs and rapidly growing firms is rooted in their ability to adapt... More

Innopreneurial Games

When you create radical innovations, entrepreneurial simulation games such as Innovation Football (Innoball) and Innovation Chess are much more useful than classic business planning, strategy formulation and project management methods... More





Fast Company

Fast Decision Making  ●  Guiding Principles  >>  CimJoy

Reassess Past Decisions  >>  Learning SWOT Questions

Techniques for Fast Evaluation of Ideas and Decision Making

Weighted Criteria  ●  4x2 Perceptual Positions

Simulation Games  >>  Innovation Football  ●  Innovation Chess

Web Resources

5 Tips for Lightning-Fast Decision Making

Don't Overthink It: 5 Tips for Daily Decision Making