Decision-Making Matrix Form

In her instructional and assistive article found in October 2018’s issue of School Nutrition magazine, JoAnne Robinett, MSA, SNS, creates “The Ultimate Decision-Making Checklist,” offering suggestions to help readers limit waffling, waning and indecisive tendencies in order to lead a more efficient lifestyle. Robinett, owner of America’s Meal, which provides training and consulting services in school nutrition, also suggests using a Decision-Making Matrix to make the process easier, such as the one pictured below (courtesy of

Consider using this example, one of the other linked resources provided here or creating your own Decision-Making Matrix when faced with decisions both big and small. Feel free to send your examples (and accompanying stories of your new, indecision-free life) to SN at


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