How do I want to spend my 7 days?

altMBA prompt 3: decision tree

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How do I want to spend my 7 days? by Mind Map: How do I want to spend my 7 days?

1. No change

1.1. Not in charge of managing my time (Cost = $2,000) 90%

1.2. "In the know" (Value = $1,000) 90%

1.3. Stay in comfort zone (Value = $500) 90%

1.4. Sense of defeat for not taking any action (Value = $4,000) 95%

2. Keep interviewing

2.1. Proactive job search

2.2. Stress of missing work (Cost = $2,000) 75%

2.3. Betraying trust (Cost = $3,000) 50%

2.4. Might not be able to wait for "right" position (Cost = $2,000) 50%

2.5. Enhance chances of finding "better" situation (Value = $2,000) 75%

3. Job liberation

3.1. Find a job that better fits my style

3.1.1. Connection with people (Value = $2,000) 90%

3.1.2. Have control of my schedule (Value = $2,000) 75%

3.1.3. Ego of company could better align with my goals ($5,000) 75%

3.1.4. Could be wrong about "ego" of company (Cost = $2,000) 25%

3.1.5. Gap in pay waiting for "right" situation (Cost = $1,000) 75%

3.1.6. Could be a pay-cut ($1,000) 75%

3.2. Quit immediately after receiving bonus

3.2.1. Need time to transition responsibilities (Cost = $100) 25%

3.2.2. Not wasting time getting closer to goal (Value = $250) 75%

3.2.3. Financial security from bonus ($2,000) 100%

3.2.4. Have a little bit of time to budget (Cost = $500) 75%

3.2.5. Gap in pay waiting for "right" situation (Cost = $1,000) 75%

3.3. Wait for another similar job - VP, Technology

3.3.1. No gap in salary (Value = $1,000) 95%

3.3.2. Have time to budget (Value = $500) 75%

3.3.3. Don't know how long I'll be in same, stagnant state (Cost = $2,000) 50%

3.3.4. Reactive job search (Value = $500) 75%

3.3.5. Increase pay ($1,000) 85%

3.4. Quit tomorrow

3.4.1. Miss out on bonus (High cost $2,000) 100%

3.4.2. Haven't budgeted out future (Cost = $500) 50%

3.4.3. On the outside (losing the name recognition) SUNK COST (Cost = $1000)

3.4.4. Have more free time to work on altMBA (Value = $500) 100%

3.4.5. Gap in pay waiting for "right" situation (Cost = $1,000) 75%

3.5. Stop showing up without telling anyone (Office Space)

3.5.1. Lose credibility of peers (Cost = $10,000) 90%

3.5.2. Lose out on 1 or 2 paychecks 100% (Value = $500)

3.5.3. Stress of avoiding contact from company 100% (Cost = $2,000)

3.5.4. Don't have to worry about transition plan 25% (Value = $100)

3.6. What's my legacy?

3.7. Stay at home and not work

3.7.1. Stress about money (Cost = $5,000) 90%

3.7.2. Additional stress in family (Cost = $10,000) 95%

3.7.3. Free time to do whatever I want (Value = $4,000) 75%

3.8. Change role completely

3.8.1. Time spent finding new path (Cost = $2,000) 100%

3.8.2. Experience of trying something new (Value = $4,000) 90%

3.8.3. Gap in pay waiting for "right" situation (Cost = $1,000) 75%

3.8.4. Decrease in salary going forward (Cost = $3,000) 80%

4. Changing my current workday

4.1. Changing meeting culture

4.1.1. Ability manage my own time (Value = $2,000) 25%

4.1.2. No one follows and it's a constant battle (Cost = $100) 75%

4.1.3. Preparation for 1:1s

4.1.3.1. Connection to people (Value = $4,000) 80%

4.1.4. Limit daily stand-ups

4.1.4.1. Control more of my schedule (Value = $2,000) 25%

4.1.4.2. Opposition from teams (Cost = $1,000) 60%

4.2. Push all-in for my passion project

4.2.1. Need to transition current responsibilities (Cost = $500) 95%

4.2.2. Lack of support from senior leadership (Cost = $2,000) 75%

4.2.3. Revitalize my excitement for going to job (Value = $10,000) 75%

4.2.4. Add purpose to the hard work (Value = $4,000) 75%

4.2.5. Learn how to push for something I believe strongly in (Value = $5,000) 80%

4.2.6. Need to hire replacement manager

4.3. Propose 4 10 hour days

4.3.1. Perception that I'm not present (Cost = $2,000) 80%

4.3.2. More free time outside of "office hours" (Value = $1,000) 95%

4.3.2.1. Golf/Skiing/Hiking/Biking

4.3.2.2. Errands/House work

4.3.2.3. Clean our storage

4.4. Reinvent role

4.4.1. New responsibilities/stretching (Value = $1000) 80%

4.4.2. Less experience (Cost = $500) 75%

4.4.3. Loss of status in company (Cost = $2,000) 40%

4.5. Stay in comfort zone (Value = $500) 75%

4.6. Political games at the top (Cost = $3,000) 80%

5. Side hustle

5.1. Start a non-profit for animals

5.2. Build on one of my business ideas while staying at work

5.3. Help out friends that could use my expertise

5.4. Work for altMBA/Seth Godin

5.5. Start a podcast

5.6. House flipping

6. Go back to school

6.1. Architecture

6.2. Veterinary

6.3. Get a more advanced degree in my current field

6.4. Teach

7. Set aside financial needs

7.1. Sell everything and travel

7.2. Step up my golf game to try out for the PGA tour

7.3. Pursue working on my drawing

7.4. Take care of my dad

7.5. Watch my dogs all day

7.6. Work on dog to human translator

8. New profession

8.1. Become a full time comedian

8.2. Follow a mentor into motivational speaking

8.3. Something working with animals

8.4. Breed french bulldogs