The simple trick to making better decisions in every aspect of life - The Week
Eric Barker stashed this in Diabolical Plans For World Domination
The simple trick is to focus on specifying the problem.
Spend less time trying to amass all the information and more time better defining the problem so you can get the right information.
Focusing on finding good problems vs. just finding solutions produces better end results.
The more specific you can be, the better.