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Intuition and when to use it

Insight, intuition, making faster decisions, I’m a junkie for that kind of stuff.

Here’s some great advice on when to use it.┬áThe distinction between a puzzle (which is soluble, has an answer) and a mystery (which may never be answerable) is a good one; mystery you must use your internal gut feel (just ask Miss Marple, Sherlock and Hercule Poirot). Puzzle you can go at logically. There’s way more in the article.

Then┬áthere’s Daniel Kahnemann’s advice on WHEN you can actually trust your judgement: bottom line – trust your gut feeling only when (1) you’re in a predictable environment, with (2) regular practice and (3) immediate feedback on your judgment.

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