So much of our daily lives now seems to fall into the “unknown” category: Is it safe to go to work? Should you cancel your vacation? What about going out for a slice of pizza? Usually, we differentiate between big and small decisions, but in a COVID-19 world, small decisions can carry big risks. How do we assess risk, especially when anxiety overshadows our decisions?
Columbia Business School Adjunct Professor Cheryl Strauss Einhorn ’92JRN speaks with Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) Board Chair Keith Goggin ’91JRN about complex problem solving, as well as takeaways from her books Problem Solved, which covers personal and professional decision-making, and Investing In Financial Research, which is about business, economic, and investment decisions.
Ahead of the event, you can order a copy of Strauss Einhorn’s books or watch her TED talk.
About Cheryl Strauss Einhorn
Strauss Einhorn is the creator of the AREA Method, a decision-making system to solve complex problems. She is the founder of coaching and consulting firm CSE Partners and education technology company Decisive. She is the author of Problem Solved, a Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence & Conviction andInvesting In Financial Research, A Decision-Making System for Better Result. Strauss Einhorn is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School and has won several journalism awards for investigative stories about international political, business, and economic topics. Her AREA Method is used across broad domains ranging from low-income high schools, to multi-national companies and government agencies.
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About Columbia @ Home Series
The CAA’s weekly Columbia at Home virtual series features Columbians speaking on informative and engaging topics during this difficult time. Diverse topics span the latest on the COVID-19 crisis, health and wellness, entertainment, and more.
To view videos of past Columbia at Home events please click here.
**Please note if you are unable to join the Webinar live, we will share a recording after the event to anyone who registers. Registration will close 1 hour before the event starts.**