Using Intuition in Business
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Using Intuition in Business

A Beginner's (and Intermediate's) Guide to Using "Sparks" of Intuition in the Business World
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What Will I Learn?
  • • Learn to use meditation techniques to develop your awareness of the senses that help you access and recognize your own intuition.
  • • Explore specific exercises that hone your intuitive skills and give you guidance in applying your intuition in business settings.
  • • Gain an understanding of what intuition is and how developing it adds another tool to your business and career toolbox.
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  • • No prior experience or knowledge needed, just an interest in intuition and an open mind about how you can use it.

If you've ever had a hunch that something was not quite right even when all the facts suggested otherwise …

If you've ever followed a gut feeling in a business decision when no data was available – only to later learn that it was the best choice at that time …

If you've ever seen, heard or felt an inexplicable sign that turned out to be a “red flag" that something was wrong or a “green light" that you've got the all clear…

Then, whether you realize it or not, you've already begun tapping into your intuition. And for most of us, we use it more than we realize. However, unlike the common misconception that “you have it or you don't," intuition can be developed and trained – just like a muscle. By consciously acknowledging it, and discovering how and when you use it, you can utilize this powerful tool and apply it to all aspects of your life – in particular, in your business and career.

“Understanding Intuition" is suitable for someone exploring the use of intuition for the first time, as well as those who are already familiar with the intuitive process and want to develop their skills further. In this course, we will provide exercises that walk you through step-by-step on how to draw upon your intuition more quickly and effectively, while also providing scientific evidence that supports why and how it works.

The course is divided into three parts: defining and recognizing how you are uniquely intuitive, discovering how to make sense of the information you receive, and learning how to apply it to the business world in everyday scenarios. Between the lectures and supplemental materials, this course will take an estimated three to four hours to complete.

Welcome. On behalf of Spark Exchange Advisory, we're happy you're here.

Who is the target audience?
  • • Take this course if you have an interest in developing your own intuition and using it in your work and career.
  • • It is best suited for people who want practical tools and exercises, not just to read about intuition.
  • • Don’t take the course if you have no interest in intuition as a decision-making tool.
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Curriculum For This Course
25 Lectures
Introduction to Using Intuition in Business
10 Lectures 42:16

What Can Intuition Do in Business?

Exercises in Bypassing the "Gatekeeper" - Bypassing the Logical Mind

An Exercise in Exploring How You Receive Information Using Your Mind's Eye

(optional) How Did It Go? Reviewing the Exercise

Exploring the Senses Exercise: Learning How You Receive Information

Activity to Record Your Experience - What Senses Are Stronger?

Discovering Your Personal Symbols and Exercise - Build Your Own Symbol List

Discovering Your Personal Symbols Review - Section 1 Wrap Up
The Science Behind Intuition
4 Lectures 10:26
Understanding the Way the Brain Works

The Science - Universal Consciousness and the Implications of It

Other Ways to Look at Intuition
Developing and Using Your Intuition
5 Lectures 32:46
An Overview of Using and Applying Intuition

Increase Your Awareness of Receiving Intuitive "Sparks" When Meeting People

Exercise to Increase Your Intuition in Career and Business

Exercise to Develop Your Intuition in Problem Solving

Exercise to Develop Your Intuition in Creativity and Wrap Up of Section 2
Using Your Intuition in the Business World
6 Lectures 24:40
Quotes on Intuition From World Famous People

The Rational Businessperson's Toolkit

Why is Intuition Critical?

Developing Your Business Intution

The Business Intuition Model

Exercise on The Business Intution Model and Wrap Up

This quiz contains five "true" or "false" questions that review the Section 3 lecture series on using intuition in a business setting.

Using Intuition in a Business Setting
5 questions
About the Instructor
Spark Exchange Advisory
4.3 Average rating
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522 Students
2 Courses
Mindfulness Coaches

The Spark Exchange Advisory is a specialized team of entrepreneurs, each with more than 20 years of experience as leaders in sales & marketing, executive management, publicity and corporate coaching. Having worked for fortune 500 companies such as NCR, DEC and Honeywell, as well as owning and operating several successful franchises, the Spark Exchange team excels in the technology, hospitality, publishing, media, education, travel & tourism, metaphysical and fitness industries.

Our team is comprised of business professionals who seek to help clients understand the energy surrounding their business and career. By bringing more mindfulness into the workplace, an organization can experience higher productivity, better collaboration, and a more efficient work environment. We help corporations by providing tools for integrating the use of mindfulness into everyday decision making for more successful outcomes, and to gain greater knowledge about the inner workings of their business.

The tools we provide include online courses, workshops, corporate retreats and individual and corporate coaching; all of which combine mindfulness resources and experience to provide our clients clear insight (“sparks”), so that clients can make better, more informed decisions. The ultimate goal is that clients use this training in order to successfully apply it to all aspects of their business.

Cynthia Readnower
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1,388 Students
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Straight Talk About Franchising

Cynthia Readnower is an author, columnist, owner of Skinny Leopard Media and Integrated Mindset, LLC and an award winning Life Coach. She spent years in sales and marketing positions for Fortune 500 companies and has owned two restaurants and other small businesses. She received her M.B.A. from the University of Dayton and grew up in Dayton, Ohio. Her interests span the gamut of changing the paradigm of how business is done, drawing out the potential in all people, and using creativity in all aspects of life.

Danielle Palli
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522 Students
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Managing Partner at Spark Exchange Advisory

Danielle Palli won her first creative writing award at the age of six, and by age fifteen, she had already been published in the Writer’s Journal. Originally from Pennsylvania, she moved to Manhattan to attend New York University, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mass Media and Global Communications. After becoming enamored with theoretical physics, Eastern Philosophy and martial arts in college, she began studying a mix of martial arts styles, drawn primarily to Tai Chi and Bagua, before eventually gravitating toward Hatha and Vinyasa yoga. For many years, her writing centered around philosophy and exploring the “what ifs” in the universe. In the fall of 2000, she began teaching yoga full time, later adding Pilates and meditation to her practice and classes. She then went on to earn her Master’s of Professional Writing degree from Chatham University. 

Danielle relocated to Florida in 2005 and opened Birdland Media Works in 2006. Now in its tenth year, she continues to provide feature articles on a variety of topics, including spirituality, business, writing, travel, dining and the arts. On the creative scene, Danielle is also a ghostwriter for online blogs, books and news articles and writes sci-fi/fantasy and mystery/suspense fiction. Along the education front, she publishes books and curricula related to business, writing, spirituality, health, yoga, and meditation. She is the author of the Acting Out Yoga series, contributing author for Yoga in America, and was the head writer for Inspire, Resilience and Aging Through Ages – multi-session workshops developed by Masterpiece Living.

Danielle is probably best known as Metromix’s former “Traveling Food Girl” (2008-2012), where she has written fine dining reviews and conducted chef interviews. She has also been on location, reporting about concerts, festivals and other special events and made regular guest appearances on MAX 98.3 and Studio 10. Additionally, she spent several years as member of the WTSP 10 News team (2011-2014), reporting about anything and everything that helped shape the Tampa Bay community. Prior to Metromix, she may also be remembered for her work as staff writer for Positive Change magazine (2006-2008) and Senior Coordinator for Efest 2007. She has also been featured in other notable publications (byline/ghostwritten) such as the Huffington PostUS News & World Report,, Suncoast Living magazine, and Natural Awakenings magazine. 

In 2013 she completed her 18-month long ministerial training and was ordained through the Wisdom of the Heart Church. Danielle continues to write, teach, and publish online courses about mindfulness, intuition and spirituality. 

When she’s not working, she enjoys exploring new places, hiking and kayaking, learning the piano, hydroponic gardening and cooking, visiting art museums and the theater, singing and dancing, and – most important – spending time with her husband, cats, mischievous ferrets, and one very energetic puppy.

Julie Chavanu
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306 Students
1 Course

Julie's experience spans both entrepreneurial ventures and corporate work. Early on in her career, she worked as a computer programmer, data analyst and project manager in telecommunications later opening a yoga studio. She has a Master's degree in Economics and is a certified yoga instructor (RYT-500), now working as a consultant helping yoga studios become thriving businesses.