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Book me to speak at your next event. Choose from one of my following talks, or reach out to request something custom for your group. 

Better Decision-Making:
The Basics 

We want to make better decisions, but it's easier said than done. This talk covers the following:

  • How good decision-making can turn everything around and get you where you want to be;

  • How bad decision-making is part of being human;

  • How psychological, sociological, and physiological influences lead to poor decisions;

  • How starting with your endgame can change everything;

  • How to know when to be rational and when to use your gut;

  • What blueprint to follow when making decisions;

  • What obstacles to avoid.

The Weight of Regret:
How to Overcome Past Bad Decisions

To regret is human. But regret too much, and your future decisions could suffer along with your wellness. This talk will cover:

  • How bad decision-making is human and unavoidable;

  • How regret can impact your future decisions;

  • Why some decisions come with greater regret than others;

  • How blame and regret are connected;

  • Why focusing on the outcomes of your decisions sets you up for unnecessary regret, and what to do about it;

  • How to avoid making decisions poorly because of regret.

  • How an experimental approach to decision-making can alleviate future regret.

How to Decide Already:
Pushing Past Analysis Paralysis

Analysis paralysis can bring us down. It can also be costly. This talk covers the following:

  • The hefty price of putting off decisions;

  • Why some decisions paralyze us;

  • How we can overcome analysis paralysis by focusing on our endgame;

  • How a mindset shift regarding information can get us unstuck;

  • How the way we approach our options can be a problem;

  • Practical hacks to help us get out of paralysis;

  • Tips to help determine when it's actually best to put off deciding.

Making the Right Decisions for Your Business

Decisions can make or break a business. Fortunately, science tells us a lot about how business decisions go wonky and how make them well. This talk will cover:

  • Why poor decision-making in business is a given;

  • How falling in love with your ideas can lead you astray;

  • How feedback can keep you on track but also lead you toward failure;

  • How "learning" too much from other businesses could be a problem;

  • Why it's so hard to be innovative, and what mindset you need to do it;

  • How the power of storytelling can be the root of your problems;

  • What hacks you need to make better choices for your business.

Nika was AMAZING. It seemed like she really understood the crowd. She was super intelligent and articulate, and transparently human. I’m so glad she agreed to speak. She really helped make my event a success.

David C. Baker, Author of The Business of Expertise and Producer of the Mind Your Own Business Conference for creatives


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