Ask a Decision Engineer

By Michelle Florendo

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Subscribers: 9
Reviews: 1
Episodes: 38

Jeff Keisler
 Mar 13, 2021
This podcast is a delight. Decision engineer Michelle knows her stuff. She coaches people through decisions bringing clarity and compassion. I'm a longtime decision analyst and I learned a lot from this. I quite enjoyed it too.


Even the smartest people can get tied into knots when making big decisions. Get the tools to move through decisions with less stress and more clarity. Join Stanford Decision Engineer and Coach Michelle Florendo for a comprehensive and systematic way of untangling every decision - no matter how big or small. New to the podcast? - Dip into Season 1 for why this podcast exists and the first few pilot season episodes - Binge Season 2 for tips on how to untangle an upcoming big decision - Check out Season 3 for how to navigate emotions in the decision process - Stay tuned for Season 4 launching in summer 2022 For more about Michelle's work, visit

Episode Date
S4E12 April Rinne on the Flux mindset for thriving in change
Aug 17, 2022
S4E11 Katherine Rosback facilitating decisions in groups
Aug 10, 2022
S4E10 Dave Evans on discernment and ways of knowing
Aug 03, 2022
S4E09 Michele Wucker on how to think about risk
Jul 27, 2022
S4E08 - Don Moore on confidence and decision leadership
Jul 20, 2022
S4E07 - Ralph Keeney on nudging yourself toward better decisions
Jul 13, 2022
S4E06 - Amy Day on decision skills for parents and emerging adults
Jul 06, 2022
S4E05 - Carl Spetzler on the six links of decision quality
Jun 29, 2022
S4E04 - Alexis Gonzales-Black on org decision making and inclusive processes
Jun 22, 2022
S4E03 - Barry Schwartz on why we should focus on practical wisdom
Jun 15, 2022
S4E02 - Kathy Davies on design thinking and life decisions
Jun 08, 2022
S4E01 - Seth Godin on intentional decisions and dancing with fear
Jun 01, 2022
Season 4 Trailer: New episodes coming in June 2022
May 25, 2022
S3E08 - How do I know my decisions were the best ones?
Aug 04, 2021
S3E07 - How to move past overwhelm and feel more confident in decision making
Jul 21, 2021
S3E06 - How do I deal with elder care decisions after a parents health crisis
Jul 14, 2021
S3E05 - What should I do after I graduate?
Jun 30, 2021
S3E04 - What to do when torn between intellect and intuition
Jun 23, 2021
S3E03 - Should I start my own thing or look for a job?
Jun 16, 2021
S3E02 - Stuck, unable to take the plunge
Jun 07, 2021
S3E01: Feelings in Decision Making - Friend or Foe
May 31, 2021
Season 3 Trailer
May 06, 2021
S2E9: The Basics - How to deal with information in a decision (or lack thereof)
Jul 31, 2020
S2E8: The Basics - How to improve the options component of your decisions
Jul 24, 2020
S2E7: AMA - How to distinguish what I want from what others want
Jul 15, 2020
S2E6: The Basics - Start with a good list of objectives
Jul 08, 2020
S2E5: AMA - How can orgs make better decisions?
Jul 01, 2020
S2E4: The Basics - The number one tip I share to make decisions less stressful
Jun 24, 2020
S2E3: The Basics - How to stop wasting time and energy on decisions
Jun 17, 2020
S2E2: The Basics - What is a decision (and some common misconceptions)
Jun 10, 2020
S2E1: What's wrong with decision making today
Jun 04, 2020
Season 2 Trailer for Ask A Decision Engineer
May 05, 2020
Episode 5 - AMA How to deal with a 'wrong' decision
Jun 12, 2019
Episode 4 - Getting unstuck at a career crossroads
Jun 05, 2019
Episode 3 - The common mistake people make in decision making
May 29, 2019
Episode 2 - Why decisions are hard (even for smart people)
May 22, 2019
Episode 1 - What this podcast is about
May 15, 2019
Ask a Decision Engineer - Trailer 1
May 04, 2019