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Gut Feeling

When and How to Use Design

Soren Petersen | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Organizations have a range of core competencies and a handful of competitive advantages in their quiver to aid them in their quest for sustainable progress. So, when does it make good business sense to invest in design capabilities and at what level on the design ladder?

Your Gut Feeling: Fear or Intuition

Rosalie Puiman | Posted 04.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rosalie Puiman

At the very end of our almost 2.5-hour deep coaching conversation, my client asked me this: "How do I know when to trust my intuition and when to di...

Family, Friends and Technology

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 10.30.2014 | Impact
William B. Bradshaw

Are people less friendly than they used to be? As I looked beyond having just a "gut feeling" about attitudes and practices of people, I became aware of the "General Social Survey." I found a lot of information that relates to the friendliness of people.

How Do You Make a Major Life Decision?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.25.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Jim Taylor

I recently had dinner with a former client whom I had worked with about 15 years ago. Cassie (not her real name) was in her teens then and she is now ...

Be an Animal! Act on Instinct

Valerie Alexander | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie Alexander

Honor your instincts. Gut feelings. Women's intuition. Whatever you want to call it, give yourself the freedom to say, "I don't know why this doesn't feel right, but it doesn't so I'm not going to do it. Sorry. Sayonara."

Why Are You Hiding From What You Really Want?

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 10.01.2013 | Women
Alexis Sclamberg

I used to think that my fear was some magical evolutionary gift, a guidance system to protect me from danger.

From the Gut, Not the Brain

Frank A. Weil | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

Which part of the human body has the most to do with voting preferences in today's world? It seems to keep coming as a surprise to many folks that the brain keeps coming in second to the gut.

Why Do Some Deny Evolution? New Study Offers Answer

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.20.2012 | Science

Why do some people accept evolution while others refuse to accept the overwhelming scientific evidence to support it? New research published in the...

Going With Your Gut in the Voting Booth

Sam Sommers | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics
Sam Sommers

No, this is not another blog post about the benefits (or costs) to being beautiful, though attractiveness certainly is a characteristic that can impact an election. Just ask Richard Nixon. But I'm not talking about physical attractiveness per se.

Is It Possible To Trust?

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

You may have to perceive trust as an inner knowing that utilizes your intuition, your knowledge and the knowledge of others. You have access to this knowing when you let go of your fear of not being enough or having enough.

The Call of the Calling

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

For me one of the biggest lessons this time around has been about coupling intuition with good old-fashioned hard work, consistency and follow-through just like Edison suggested.