Curiosity is one of the main doorways to creativity. Wonder why that is? Lots of reasons really, but mostly because what interests you matters. Internal motivation is key in becoming a better learner and living out a fully rich + creative life.
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Resources from the show:
Books to check out for extended learning:
- Think Again by Adam Grant
- A more beautiful question: The power of inquiry to spark breakthrough ideas by Warren Berger
- Why? What makes us curious by Marv Livio
- Wonder by Vlad Glaveanu
Harvard Business Review, “The Business Case for Curiosity” September-October 2018
Opdal, P.M. Curiosity, Wonder and Education seen as Perspective Development. Studies in Philosophy and Education 20, 331–344 (2001). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1011851211125
Start with Why by Simon Sinek TED Talk
Torrance, E., & Safter, H. (1990). The incubation model of teaching : getting beyond the aha!. Buffalo, N.Y: Bearly Ltd.
Wharton School interview with Marv Livio
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