How often are you asked for your "gut feel"?
How do you feel when you are asked for it?
Have you thought about that before?
I'm always amazed by the power, speed and accuracy of gut feel. I do wonder as complexity inexorably increases we'll see a resurgence and recognition of gut feel as a serious tool.
Seems research is catching up with what we all think, but can't put our finger on...The science bit...
If you've got time for a longer read, David Brooks "Social Animal" explores the 'no decision without emotion' theme in an entertaining way. The bedtime read bit....
So, how do you train yourself and others in gut feel?
Maybe start by not asking for a 'gut feel' if the person looks in need of a snack!