“My actuaries could really use that!” replied, John, the high level executive with whom I spoke. “Really?” I asked, incredulously.
Trust me, when I say that my intent in this conversation was only to respond to John’s question: “What is intuitive intelligence?”
“How in the world would the guys who thrive on numbers-based data find benefit in ‘tuning inward’ for their information?” It is rare that I am asking such a question. But I could not fathom John’s enthusiasm.
“If my actuaries would back off the numbers and trust their intuition more often,” John replied, “we could get the policies out a lot faster. You know, ‘paralysis by analysis?’ We'd be a lot more productive."
All I could think of was, “If actuaries can improve productivity by using their intuition, how much more can any other role and company benefit from this powerful tool that allows us to access the truth and wisdom that is best for the situation, people and/or direction?
In the future, I intuit this commonplace scenario: workers sit around the business cyber table and finish examining the facts and data that accompany them. Then the leader says, “OK, now, everyone push back your chairs for a moment. Close your eyes and breathe. Please locate your attention near your preferred intuitive portal. What does your intuition tell you about what is true and best for our next step or direction based on what we have reviewed today?”
Can you imagine business decisions being made by consciously blending the data from both right and left hemispheres of the brain? Imagine the potential we could unleash...
Oh what the heck? Let’s get started today!