Without a framework to improve how to make decisions, we:
Are left hoping that they learn from their experience.
Are put at an unnecessary level of risk while tacitly developing these skills over the course of a career.
Make the same mistakes over and over again because of the inability to consistently deconstruct scenarios.
It's not that the "way we've always done it" is wrong
but being able to practice how to assess behavior and how to put that information together can improve our decision making for the challenges that lie ahead.
Here is how you do it:
1. Answer the question, "what information do I need to make a decision?"
Begin by defining the the observations and assessment that you can collect from your environment to inform your way forward.
2. Answer the question, "how will I Put this information together to determine what is normal and what is not normal?"
What are the processes you will use to make sense of the data to understand the current state and identify the pre-event indicators to situations that require decisions.
3. Practice and drill each assessment and each process until the mechanics of making them become truly natural.
The benefit of drilling observations and sense-making in this way is that it allows the process to make decisions able to be executed more quickly and more accurately, freeing up time to increase the use of your judgement.
Outperform your peers
by not only becoming more aware of what it takes enhance your situational awareness but doing the drills and receiving the feedback needed to build a true capability.
The CP Journal's Practice Section Provides
- Video based exercise that allow you to practice each input (each behavioral assessment) so that you can recognize each of the four pillars of behavior more quickly and more accurately by comparing your assessments with our feedback.
- Video exercises to practice how you will put the information together into a meaningful and actionable baseline using the hasty search and deliberate search.
- Exercises and exclusive content to apply what you are learning online to your life, whether personal or professional, and in locations and areas you will visit regularly.
- The result of drilling your situational awareness, observation, and baselining ability while using our exercises and processes is that you can become more prepared to make decisions and take actions when you need it the most.