Intuition gives us an opportunity to improve the effectiveness of our efforts. To avoid this route, is to impose restrictions on our choices. However, if we would like to take advantage of this opportunity, we must first fulfil basic requirements of the effective use of intuition. The most important of these requirements is the use of its tools. The article stresses the supporting role which intuition plays in risky and uncertain situations - it allows us to make decisions which outcome can be more risky and unpredictable than usual. Exploring the wide perspective of intuition, the author can see its role in the development of effective methods of management.