Decisive Character Trait

Your decisive character trait wants you to make decisions; to pursue the evidence, information and insight; evaluate all of the available options; then select the most effective decision and course of action. It's not only important to make the decision, but to see it through, to reach the end and determine how effective your decision was in meeting the needs of the situation.

The most effective and likely the most powerful of those who are decisive, not only make the hard decisions, but effectively motivate others to believe their decision is the best course of action and to see it through together. This is the decisive person who reflects other leadership traits. One who believes in and supports their followers, and their followers believe in and support them.

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    Learning and Education

    What you decide to learn is a big contributor to what doors of opportunity will open for you. Put your decisive character trait to work, use the effective decision making process and open the doors to opportunities you want.

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    Work and Career

    Decisive people use effective decision making to set goals that address top priorities, determine a plan of action, and necessary steps to see their decision through. Then, analyze the results and learn from the outcome.

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    A great way for a decisive person to maintain a successful relationship is to actively practice joint decision making. It allows two people to discuss options, learn the other's perspectives and make an effective decision together.

Decisive Quotes

"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination." - Carl van Clausewitz

"Weapons are an important factor in war, but the decisive one; it is man and not materials that counts." - Mao Zedong

"Most of us aren't defeated in one decisive battle. We are defeated one tiny, seemingly insignificant surrender at a time that chips away at who we should really be." - Jocko Willink

"The way to develop decisiveness is to start right where you are, with the very next question you face." - Napoleon Hill

"Be decisive. Right or wrong, make a decision. The road of life is paved with flat squirrels who couldn’t make a decision." - Anonymous

"Greatness belongs to those who have mastered the ability to focus relentlessly on their ambitions and act decisively towards them." - Brendon Burchard

"You can’t make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen." - Michelle Obama

"It’s better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong than to agonize at length and be right too late." - Marilyn Moats Kennedy

"How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours." - Wayne Dyer

"The day you decide to do it is your lucky day." - Japanese Proverb

"Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided." - Tony Robbins

"Good decisions come from experience. Experience comes from making bad decisions." - Mark Twain

  • Decisive Action Design True Mydentity


    The Action design's inspiration comes from action bubbles illustrated in comic books. The design's purpose is to inspire action; to be decisive and make an effective decision.

  • Decisive Bold Design True Mydentity


    The Bold design is a real statement maker. Boldly shown across your chest, the design presents the power and importance of your decisive character trait asking good questions.

  • Decisive Core Design True Mydentity


    The Core design's inspiration is Iron Man's Arc Reactor, the source of power for the original suit. The design's purpose is to fuel your core power, and drive you to be decisive.

  • Decisive Reflection Design True Mydentity


    The Reflection design came from looking in the mirror; a place for pep talks. The result was printing backwards, so your decisive power is clearly stated in the mirror.