Episode 5 – Decision Fatigue Is Real. 3 Simple Ways To Avoid It.

decision-making podcast Apr 13, 2023
Episode 5 – Decision Fatigue Is Real. 3 Simple Ways To Avoid It.

If you’ve ever experienced decision fatigue during a renovation, you’re not alone. It’s one of the most common hurdles for many. After all, there are so many choices to make, both with what you want your home to look like, as well as the many practical considerations. 

But we want you to know that you don’t have to feel overwhelmed. There’s another way.

In this episode, we share 3 simple steps you can take to avoid decision fatigue:

Step 1 – Find Your North Star

This is a visual reference to keep you on track. In case you haven’t grabbed your copy of The Reno Rulebookwe share more on how you can find it there.

Step 2 – Embrace boundaries
Boundaries are your best friend when it comes to renovating. They will help keep you on track, and budget too. When you set boundaries, you will automatically eliminate so many decisions. It will make your life so much easier!

Step 3 – Use deadlines to your advantage
Deadlines are another way to keep you on track. They are a boundary that relates to time and accountability. Use them to your advantage. Have you heard of Parkinson’s Law? It’s an idea that work expands to fill the time that’s available for its completion. Basically, the more time you have, the more time you will use up. When it comes to making decisions, set a deadline to make your choices quicker so you avoid going around in circles.

Take these 3 simple steps and apply them to a decision that you’re trying to make right now.

…And see how much easier it makes decision-making.


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In this guide, we've distilled the 10 most valuable lessons we wish we had known before starting our home renovation journeys.



We would like to acknowledge and pay our respects to the Arakwal people of the Bundjalung Nations, the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work. We pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging.