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The Intuitive Compass: Why the Best Decisions Balance Reason and Instinct by Francis P. Cholle

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Chapter 6

The Intuitive Compass in Action

It would be erroneous to assume that intelligence is necessarily conscious and deliberate. We know more than we can tell.

—Dr. Gerd Gigerenzer

The Intuitive Compass is a tool that helps us innovate, solve problems, and move forward creatively in a highly unpredictable environment where old practices no longer deliver what we need to succeed and achieve sustainable progress. It enables us to reflect on how we (consciously or subconsciously) choose to make decisions or behave in a particular situation. This is crucial, because it gets us to a deeper level of understanding of any given situation. Logic is powerful but rarely deep, because it is dualistic in nature (things are either right or wrong, longer ...

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