A heuristic shouldn't be the "least wrong" among all possible rules; it should be the least harmful if wrong.
- Nassim N. Taleb.
The Five Steps to a Good Decision won't give the right answer.
They will lead to a good decision.
The least harmful if wrong.
Step 1 (Step Back): Cares for the Decision Maker.
Step 2 (Name the Issue): Cares for Resources.
Step 3 (Assess the Information): Cares for the Truth.
Step 4 (Check for Bias): Cares for the Widget.
Step 5 (Give a Hearing): Cares for Others.