- Recall the differences between free-range curiosity and applied curiosity.
- Name the three mindsets that combine to create the curiosity mindset.
- List the steps of the what if exercise.
- Recognize the most challenging gap for curiosity to fill.
- Define the “most valuable question.”
- Identify the issue that can be avoided with a question directive.
Skill Level Intermediate
- Being curious is a basic human trait. Exploring novelty, seeking new information and experiences, these are all things that come naturally to us. But applied curiosity is not about just that. It's about using curiosity as a strategic tool for seeing things that others miss, making wiser decisions, and increasing influence for getting more of what we want. Research shows that one of the top 10 leadership qualities is curiosity. Harvard Business Review referred to now as the era of the curious leader.
I'm Becki Saltzman, author, trainer, founder and chief curiosity seeker at Applied Curiosity Lab. I help organizations put curiosity to work to their strategic advantage, and I want to help you to do the same. In this course, we'll discuss the curiosity mindset, your curiosity muscle, curiosity archetypes, and the curiosity tool. And here's the thing about applied curiosity. Not only will it change the way you and your team work, but it can also revolutionize the way you think.
Are you curious? Now is the time to learn how to apply it.