How can we combine intuition and analysis to help us make better choices? Here are four ways that the two modes of thinking can complement one another.
- Use analysis to check your intuition, but not simply to justify decisions that have already been made
- Use intuition to validate and test the assumptions that underlie your analysis
- Use analysis to explore and evaluate intuitive doubts that emerge as your prepare to make a decision
- Use the intuition of outside experts to probe the validity of your analysis