Business Woes? Call a Corporate Psychic

Execs search farther afield for help
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 22, 2008 11:58 AM CDT
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(Newser) – More businesses are seeking a new breed of consultant to give them guidance in tough economic times, Newsweek reports: psychics. Blue chip operations across the nation, from tech concerns to corporate law firms, are coughing up big bucks to hire “intuitionists,” with executives hoping their otherworldly expertise will give them an edge in an uncertain market.

New Yorker Laura Day may be the star of the burgeoning industry, commanding a $10,000 monthly fee to provide unlimited access to her powers of intuition. She has warned producers away from doomed film projects, cautioned brokers engaged in dicey deals, and even helped lawyers pick juries. The downside? “I don't want to see what my son did with that girl until 2am,” she said. “But I can.”