Mental Models: Look At Your Decision-Making Process, Not The Outcome

What makes a good decision? When I ask people that question, I often get answers like:

“When the outcome is successful.”

Why is it that we, as a society, romanticize outcomes? Only things and people that succeed are celebrated. Just look at all the articles and books that idolize successful people. And to a degree, that’s…




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Darius Foroux

Darius Foroux

Creator of the Stoic Letter (new letter comes out every Friday, exclusively on Medium) | My course on wealth building is now free:

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