For intuitive decisions to work, back it up with a plan of action

While in the midst of trademarking an algorithm and related AI model our company uses to optimise employee productivity, I received an email from our attorney, detailing considerations from the US Patent...

June 26, 2019

I had lived longer with this disease than anyone these doctors had seen.

I recognized the way he was looking at me, his eyes slightly narrowed. And then came the familiar words: “There is nothing wrong with you.” The doctor, like the others I had seen in my home country...

June 18, 2019

When we're looking for love (or under its intoxicating influence), we often miss seeing extraordinary signs and messages that pop up in our daily life to give us clues as to whether we're on the right track. However, if you can slow down enough to recognize and listen...

June 18, 2019

There’s a scientific reason why you absolutely should “follow your gut feeling” 

The paper, published in Physiology and led by Florida State University, claims that gut-to-brain signals are a “powerful influence on emotions, mood and decisions” and are often a response...

June 12, 2019

Billionaire investor. Philanthropist. Political provocateur. 

His legendary investing acumen, vast net worth and political activism have made George Soros a feared and respected power broker worldwide. 

Soros is driven by an investment phil...

May 13, 2019

Imagine the director of a big company announcing an important decision and justifying it with it being based on a gut feeling. This would be met with disbelief – surely important decisions have to be thought over carefully, deliberately and rationally?

April 16, 2019

Intuition and Instinct are the Twins of Deliverance and Pointers to Truth. Heed them to succeed and realize your dreams.

One of the things that I am able to do now, thankfully, is heed my intuition. It wasn’t always this way.

Through the school of hard knocks, I learned...

April 8, 2019

Why Intuition And Imagination Will Be Critical In The Future Of Work?

In his book Thinking Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman refers to the parts of our brain, where he suggests there are two competing intelligence at play.

He specifies one area affiliated to “system 1” whic...

March 19, 2019

According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, intuition is defined as, “The power or faculty of attaining direct knowledge or cognition without evident rational thought and inference.” Another way to think of it is that this direct knowledge is essentially a download of...

March 12, 2019

Neuroscientists can read brain activity to predict decisions 11 seconds before people act.

Free will, from a neuroscience perspective, can look like quite quaint. In a study published this week in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers in Australia were able to pre...

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