the value of intuition

“Intuition becomes increasingly valuable in the new information society precisely because there is so much data.”

-John Naisbitt, American Author and Specialist in Future Studies

Image of Google Search Results

When was the last time you did a Google search? What subject were you investigating? How many hits did you get, and how many were actually relevant to your inquiry?

I recall doing book reports in my youth, going to the library, or examining my own World Book Encyclopedia to piece together my paper.

Today, we have infinite amounts of information on most subjects. Navigating the world with some sense of sanity has made our intuitive skills and abilities of discernment more important than ever before.

EXERCISE:

What are some of your most useful intuitive strategies to sort through the volumes of information  to help you make optimal decisions? Consider seeking input on this subject from others, to discover ideas you might not have considered. This may be just the data you need most.

“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.”

“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.”

– George Moore, novelist

One of my favorite movies from my youth was The Wizard of Oz. In those days, it was only on once a year – and on that day, we actually got to eat dinner in our living room on those corny folding trays.

The fundamental message of the film was there’s no place like home… which fits perfectly with Moore’s quote.

Exercise:

Today and this week, explore those things that you are searching for and see just how many are in your own home or community.