Tactics for reducing options toward a decision.

  • Sublists: Break too large lists into similar lists that enable choosing.
  • Aggressive shortening: Remove items arbitrarily until the list is a reasonable size to assess. If an option clearly shouldn’t be removed, this approach helps identify those key options.

  • Necessary to prevent paralysis 1F7A1.
  • Simplification helps brain 0G3C.
  • Weighing options 1F7A.