Fast decisions or slow decisions?

Malcolm Gladwell has a great story in an excellent book about the value of snap judgement (blink). It deals with the acquisition of a Kouros statue by the Getty Museum that afterwards proved to be forgery. According to Gladwell the statue would not have been bought if people would have trusted their first intuitive thoughts. My opinion is the opposite. It is fast thinking that led to the acquisition. If the buyers would have chosen for slow thinking, they would never have bought the Kouros statue. A slow mind map reveals that any of the 6 screening methods mentioned on the branches would have led to a “no go”.

About Hans Buskes

I am a professional mindmapper, I help companies map their business, I am author of two mindmap books. My clients are law firms, municipalities, banks, consultancies and high-tech companies.
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2 Responses to Fast decisions or slow decisions?

  1. tim fulford says:

    This is an excellent map, process and story. Thank for sharing it.

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