Decisions Lifechat Starter

Before using this starter, remember to review the idea of emotional consent.


Tell us about the people you turn to to make a decision.

Do you tend to be indecisive or decisive on the whole? Why?

If a friend was about to make what seemed like a really bad decision, would you confront them? Why or why not?

Do you have any mental frameworks or strategies to improve your decision making? For example, things like the Eisenhower matrix or thinking about the decision in the context of different timeframes.

Tell us about some of the little decisions you make every day.

Diving in

What approach or role do you play when a group decision has to be made?

What feelings come up when you have to make a decision?

How do you know you’ve made the right decision?

Tell us about the last big decision you had to make. 

What helps you make a decision?

How much sway do others have over decisions that only impact you?

While growing up, how much control or say did you have in decisions impacting your life?

Deep end

Tell us about a time you didn’t like when someone made a decision for you. What about a time when that same action brought relief? 

How do you feel when you’re put in a decision making position for others?

What’s a decision you’re avoiding making right now?

Tell us about a really bad call you made in the past. What did you learn from it?

What’s something you’ve always struggled to be decisive on?

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