Definition: Be open to exploration, always learning; asking questions, seeking opinions, listening, and pursuing information to become more informed.

Relates to: Be Nimble to Exceed the Rate of Change


  1. Be open-minded toward everything that is new in your life, such as a question, a task or any other situation you are facing – don’t be biased.
  2. Question things.
  3. Associate joy to the tasks you have to perform.
  4. Avoid boredom in your life. You need to be continuously interested in new topics that you really want to explore and learn more about.
  5. Actively seek out and learn from perspectives outside of your department, industry or background. 


Annie Murphy, How to Stimulate Curiosity, Time, April 15, 2013.