Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale
My father thought that his way of getting to the important aspect of an engineering problem was obvious. In fact, he got frustrated with anyone who could not do the same. I have met instinctive sales people who make terrible sales managers. I met one woman who was a recruiting savant. Her techniques were non-transferable to anybody else, but she rarely made recruiting mistakes, and when she did, she said that she didn’t use her instincts.
- Not everybody has the gift. They reach the same destination using a more formal process.
- Try to de-construct your gift. This is the only way you can pass on your instinct to others.