To which skills is Decision Making connected?

Decision-making is a skill important in the labor market, but it is also connected with other skills, that you may use during the decision-making process, but maybe you are not aware of it. Take a look at the following skills and notice which of them you actually use when taking a decision.



Sometimes, you will need input or help from others to come to a decision. You will need to recognize when decisions need collaboration and then ask others to contribute. So, your ability to work with a team determines the results and the quality of your decision, as well as the number of people affected by the decision your team made.


Emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence helps you understand your emotions, and you express them in a way that encourages action. Also, having high emotional intelligence means that you can control your emotions and that know how to manage them in a way that you will not let your emotions take over when coming to an informed decision. Especially when working with others towards an important decision it’s crucial to control your emotions so you can effectively convey your opinions.


Logical Reasoning

In order to come to an informed decision, you will need to look at all the facts you have using logical thinking. You should weigh all the advantages and disadvantages of your actions and see which decision is the best in the current situation. So, the reasoning is one of the main skills needed to be informed about the decision you can make.


Problem Solving

Finding the best solution when faced with a problem is very important and having the ability to problem-solve thoughtfully and logically while incorporating different options is essential. In specific roles, such as leading ones problem-solving skills are essential for making critical decisions for the company and the employees. At the same time, problem-solving skills can assist you in making decisions quickly and effectively, so you need to do your research and pay close attention to all the  details relevant to this decision.