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The Anywhere Leader: How to Lead and Succeed in Any Business Environment by Mike Thompson

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Part Three: SENSATIONALLY CURIOUS

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THERE IS MORE JOY IN KNOWLEDGE FOR THE ANYWHERE LEADER

Curiosity just might be the first emotion that we experience as infants. Even when we are in the womb, we are curious of the sounds we hear. When my wife was pregnant with our second child, she got on a pretty big ACDC kick (pun intended) and listened to the song “Back in Black”a lot. If I had known how attentive Alex was, hanging out in my wife’s belly, I might have suggested that we work in a little more Mozart, Bach, and Beethoven.

But even though we’re born with a great amount of curiosity, Anywhere Leaders hunger for more and more knowledge and understanding because they gain a great amount of joy by learning and experiencing new things. They’ve experienced ...

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