Idea 8: How intuitive are you?
Intuition is awareness that a situation exists when reason or logic – if consulted – might say that it was improbable or even impossible. Do you have such awareness:
- In your judgement of people, do you tend to rely on first impressions? Are they usually right?
- Do you often ‘feel’ your way to a decision or a solution to a problem?
- Do you sometimes find it difficult to explain your intuitions to others?
- When your intuitions turn out to be wrong, in hindsight why is this so?
Case study: Paul Getty
When I first started drilling in the Oklahoma oil fields the consensus of expert judgement held that there could be no oil ...