Consciousness

The Intuition Shortcut


“There will be a lot of naysayers when you learn to trust your gut. “You can’t do it that way.” “It’s never been done.” However, the successful business people of tomorrow will be the ones who do things differently. They’re the ones who thrive on innovation and creativity. They’ll also be the ones who are guided by their intuition.” Lynn Robinson

Intuition is like taking a shortcut. It bypasses many time-consuming steps that are a part of a purely analytic decision process. Often, you just “know” the answer.

Trusting intuition is what separates good decision makers
from great decision makers.

Trusting intuition is what separates good decision makers from great decision makers. Leaders who are not secure in their “inner knowing” keep asking for more and more information to get comfortable with a decision and can become stagnant in their process. Having the ability to decide in spite of the uncertainty is what will make you as a business leader a cut above the rest.

You may at times feel compelled to dig through acres of data to validate your decision only to find out that your gut is usually right. The information gained from the subsequent validation becomes invaluable in the course of execution.