Would that decision look good in the newspaper?

Mickey Mellen
2 min readFeb 23, 2022

If you have an important decision to make, considering whether you’d want it published in the newspaper can be a good way to frame it for yourself. Even if it’s a personal, private decision, thinking about how others could interpret it can be a valuable thinking exercise.

In the book “ The Personal MBA “, author Josh Kaufman discusses that along with the “grandchild rule”: