Curiosity is the number one personal attribute to possess.
Curiosity will enable you to deal with change, even embrace it. Furthermore, curiosity will enable you to drive the change; sponsor it; own it. And dealing with change is the number one business demand to deal with.
I am always on the hunt for data on curiosity. You could say I am curious about curiosity. This is from Diane Dreher:
“is positively correlated with creativity, intelligence, problem-solving ability, autonomy, a sense of personal control, and a willingness to challenge the status quo. It is also associated with positive affect, subjective well-being, better long-term health, longevity, and positive interpersonal relationships.”
For such a reason, curiosity is the start point of the TMWK Manifesto.
1. Cultivate – Curiosity
It all begins with curiosity.
“Our number one value isn’t in any of the skills we have. It’s that we’re essentially curious.”
– Jim Coudal via @brainpickings
Curiosity is the kick-start, the pre-requisite. It allows us to move forward, in the footsteps of children.
John Pilger had it right:
“…the first step is to engender an approach, enable the measurement of distances and walking toward. It is show the possible and potential.”
– Extract from article in The Guardian (1997?)
Curiosity is the muscle to help us manage change. It moves us through and toward…
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