TACTICAL DECISION MAKING
Critical Thinking Skills in Moments of Crisis
Written by Ron Avery
“What goes on around you… compares little with what goes on inside you.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
How many times is legal liability the deciding factor in a decision, rather than the needs of the situation and the overall mission?
How often have you made decisions based on what was done in your most recent training, something you read about, or did the last time you were in a similar situation rather than really looking at the situation and figuring out the best way to handle it?
How many decisions are made based on a “tactical recipe” like the 21-foot “rule?”