This is part two of the Gut Instinct series. To read part one on gut instincts and people, click here.
Imagine you’re at a casino. Your palms are sweating as you hold a pair of dice in your hand. A crowd forms around the table and watches intently. This is it.
“I have a good feeling about this.”
You shake the dice loosely in your hand, hoping you’ll get lucky. Your fingers let go and the dice fly across the table. As the dice land on the board, you take one look and groan.
Regret begins to sink in.
Have you ever listened to that gut feeling you had, only for it to lead you astray? Sure, there were those times when you turned out to be right, but there are those other moments when things didn’t pan out the way you thought they would.
If Napoleon himself fell into that trap at Russia, what chance is there for the rest of us?