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Weekly review and preview of week 3

This week we looked at some of the benefits of developing curiosity in the workplace. Curiosity is the spark to improving engagement, innovation and so much more that leads to …

Innovation and Invention at Work

When we hear “Necessity is the mother of invention,” that assumes someone created something to fill a need in society. In Jared Diamond’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book Guns, Germs, and Steel: …

Are Curiosity and Creativity the Same Thing?

Throughout my career as a behavioral expert, assistant professor, and speaker about human behavior, individuals and students have asked this question: “Are curiosity and creativity the same thing? And if …

What is Emotional Intelligence?

First things first: just what is emotional intelligence? That question may not be as simple as it seems. EI is sometimes confused with the term emotional quotient or EQ, which …

Is Intelligence Correlated with Curiosity?

Are curious people naturally intelligent? Are smart people naturally curious? What, if any, is the correlation between intelligence and curiosity? The words “intelligent,” “intelligence,” and “IQ” are as common to …

Does our curiosity change as we age?

Does our curiosity change as we age? Does it decrease? Do we lose our childlike curiosity as we grow? Do Millennials tend to have more curiosity than Baby Boomers, or …

How Is Curiosity Linked to Our Survival?

Curiosity, part of our DNA, is no different from our pursuit of food, water, or sex. Our bodies are programmed to be curious and reward us when we exercise that …

Value for business

In this video and the following (in the next step), we will be exploring the value of curiosity in the work place. Looking at the curiosity of individuals in business …

Next steps

Congratulations on completing the Innovative Leadership: Developing Curiosity course! Next steps The biggest step to overcoming FATE is to take the Curiosity Code Index assessment. The Curiosity Code Index is …

Environment

When considering curiosity, our environment includes the hopes, dreams, guidance, expectations, opinions, and instructions given to us throughout our lives. Click to expand All are powerful in shaping who we …

How Assumptions Eradicate Curiosity

Think about children under five or six years old. Almost everything they see prompts a question. Their minds are blank slates, absorbing everything in their paths. If they get confused, …

How to Understand and Explore Our Fears

One of my relatives is highly creative. When I asked him why he hadn’t submitted his work for publication, he told me he didn’t want to be successful. I didn’t …

It’s all around us

In this video we explore status-quo behaviours. Discussion As we listened to the story about the ‘thought experiment’, where they rang the bell, what kinds of activities came to mind …