AGL 134: Never Go With Your Gut with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

About Gleb

Never Go With Your GutKnown as the Disaster Avoidance Expert, Dr. Gleb Tsipursky is on a mission to protect technology leaders from dangerous judgment errors known as cognitive biases by developing the most effective decision-making strategies via his consulting, coaching, and training firm Disaster Avoidance Experts. A cognitive neuroscientist and behavioral economist, Dr. Tsipursky writes for Inc.Time, and CNBC. A best-selling author, his new book, available on Amazon and in bookstores everywhere, is Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters

Today We Talked About

  • Background
  • Why write the book?
  • When to  go with your gut
  • Learned Behaviors
  • Equifax disaster
  • Cognitive Biases
    • Normalsy Bias
    • Optimism Bias
  • Loss aversion
  • Perspective
  • Dangerous Judgements
  • In the Moment, ask yourself
    • What important information did I not consider about this decision?
    • What dangerous judgement errors did I make?
    • What would a trusted advisor suggest I do?
    • How have I addressed all this decision can fail?
    • What new information would cause me to revisit this decision?
  • Failing to plan is planning to fail… not really
    • The Planning Fallacy
    • Failing to plan for problems, is planning to fail.
  • Sunk Cost Fallacy
    • Stop and Look at project and ignore the previous resources already spent
  • Don’t mistake the feeling of comfort as something that is true
  • Learn to be comfortable being uncomfortable


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