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Inquisitiveness

“I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism have brought me to my ideas.”

Albert Einstein, scientist

If you go to a job interview, you can expect to be asked what you know about the company and why you want to work there. But if you get interviewed by Hugh Bishop, chairman of communications agency Meteorite, you are almost certain to be asked, ‘Tell me about your journey to work.’

It’s not so much of a question as a request, but let’s go with it. So how would you reply?

You might say that you usually leave at 7.50 to get the 8.14 train. Perhaps you’ve figured out the best spot on the platform to wait to get a seat on the train. ...

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