What Kills Our Team’s Creativity?

Our opinions. Including our “just a thought” “just my 2 cent” opinions. According to science, the “information gap theory of curiosity” discovers that in order for humans to want to search for more, to push forward, we need a little gap between what we know and what we don’t know. Because this special gap invites… Continue reading What Kills Our Team’s Creativity?

Practice Curiosity

I have met curious folks that remained merely curious. I have met boring folks that were extremely skilled at being curious. Some say, creativity is more than just being curious. It is the capacity to be puzzled and annoyed. It is the ability to probe and ask useful questions. It is the doggedness of staying… Continue reading Practice Curiosity

3 Steps Of Not Knowing

Growth mindset, beginner’s mind: we are all familiar with these. Their esoteric cousin, “Not knowing is most intimate,” have been preached by sages for centuries. Countless books on this topic got onto Best Seller lists as we yearn for more hacks. I love trying to make sense of this kind of stuff. Let’s get into… Continue reading 3 Steps Of Not Knowing

Why You Should Fake Humility

We want to appear humble because it is a sparkly clean and “LinkedIn appropriate” virtue. If Commodus in “The Gladiator” was humble, his apathetic Dad Marcus Aurelius would have approved him, and no one had to suffer the pillow of death. Yet humility is hard. It is an alchemy of honesty, curiosity, and courage- some… Continue reading Why You Should Fake Humility