Why Intuition Beats Rationality in Building Wealth

By Mark Ford A good while ago I read an article in the Harvard Business Review titled “When to Trust Your Gut.”
This is a subject I’ve spent some time thinking about. And my feeling has always been that experience-based gut instincts are at least as valuable if not more valuable than MBA-based analysis from the likes of Harvard, Wharton or Yale.
I was surprised to see that this article supported my view.
The author, Alden M. Hayashi (who was senior editor of the Review when the article was published), says quite correctly that, in making good business and wealth-building decisions, it makes sense to rely …read more



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