How many times have you had a feeling in your “gut” that you were right about something or that something just wasn’t right? Did you follow it?
Intuition is sometimes called our “higher wisdom” or “intelligence of the heart”. It is knowledge or cognition gained without any rational, intellectual thought or effort.
Harvard business professor, Daniel Isenberg studied a group of leaders in major corporations for the use of intuition on the job. He spent days with them observing as they worked, interviewing them and having them perform various exercises designed to figure out what made them successful.
Isenberg discovered five different ways successful leaders use intuition: