Chapter 6

Chapter 6

Incuriosity killed the cat

Why you need to catalyse your curiosity to learn faster than the world is changing

‘The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.’

Alvin Toffler, futurist

‘Incuriosity is the oddest and most foolish failing there is.’

Stephen Fry, comedian and writer1

Superpower: Curiosity

Dance Step: LEARN

Igniting questions:

  • When was the last time you followed your curiosity?
  • Where did it lead you?2
  • What will you learn today?

4Cs value: Creative fuel

Back when Bill Gates was the chairman of Microsoft, he devised a way to prioritise learning in his busy life. Each year, he’d take two separate ‘Think Weeks’ ...

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