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Thursday, December 2, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
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Why Did I Make that Dumb Decision? - Webinar (12/02/21)

Understanding Common Fallacies of
Decision Making and How to Avoid Them

Have you ever made a bad decision?  Sometimes it is simply bad luck, but often we make poor choices based on how our brains are wired.  In this webinar, participants will discover how the field of Behavioral Economics provides insights into how people actually make decisions.  Understanding how our minds work is the first step to making better decisions. In the webinar, participants will learn:

  • How ideas from Behavioral Economics shapes our decision making process
  • Five major decision making fallacies and how to avoid them
  • Why fear of failure may be the most detrimental fallacy of them all! 

Virtual Trainer: Doug Crane

Doug Crane has been a librarian for over twenty years and has been helping librarians and others get their inboxes down to zero since 2012!

He currently serves as Director of the Palm Beach County Library System. He is also the Past Chair of the State Library Council of Florida as well as Past President of the Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN).  In 2021 the Florida Library Association recognized Doug as Florida Librarian of the Year. He is a founding member of Palm Beach County Toastmasters Club, where he has earned the Competent Communicator, Competent Leader, and Advanced Leadership Bronze designations. 

In his spare time, he admires his collection of Doctor Who sonic screwdrivers, and relaxes at home with his wife, daughter, dog and cat.

This is an online class. Access information will be emailed one week ahead.

Cost: NEFLIN classes are free of charge for Florida library staff. Registration is required for all classes and NEFLIN members get priority.