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The most used decision tool in medical practice

Decision-making in the medical field is complex and does have critical consequences. That’s why we study for years before getting a practice license and need to indulge in continuous medical education besides the experience gained in actual practice. In seconds we need to decide based on knowledge, expertise, and the new developing situation. Unfortunately, sometimes […]

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The Family Man

I rewatched The Family Man for the third or fourth time, a movie released in 2000 starring Nicolas Cage. The movie starts with the following scene “Jack and Kate, who have been together since college, are at JFK Airport, where Jack is about to leave to take up an internship in London. Kate fears the separation ends their relationship […]

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Scorecard Example: Comparing 2 Jobs

Personal Balancing Matrix Scorecard Example Personal Blanaicng Matrix Scorecard is a decision-making tool for comparing small and big life decisions with multiple options. In this article, I will discuss a scorecard example for a job offer. Work Decision Say you got a call from two employers saying that you got accepted for two job offers, […]

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Personal Balanced Scorecard for Decision Making

In 2006[i], Rampersad introduced the Personal Balanced Scorecard (PBSC)  and integrated four elements: internal, external, knowledge and learning, and financial. The Personal Balancing Matrix Scorecard (PBM Scorecard) is a balancing matrix with a scorecard based on the Balancing Matrix (BM) and the Balanced Life Equation (BLE).  “If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it.” […]

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Small decision Problem? Use the Balancing Matrix Lite

A great decision-making tool for small daily life decisions. Sometimes you’re struggling to make a small decision, and this is where the Balancing Matrix Lite (BML) is handy. For example, if you’d like to go out with your friends and want to choose a restaurant, or you can’t decide between staying at home or going […]