Author name: Tyler Chisholm

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I’m curious if we ever pause to ask ourselves if all that thinking is helping.

As a leader who believes deeply in the benefits of curiosity, I think it’s important to differentiate between a curious mind and one that runs you ragged, harming your mental health, causing you to lose sleep, and deteriorating your relationships.

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In our relentless pursuit of growth and understanding, I’ve often emphasized the critical role of curiosity in leadership. It’s the spark that ignites innovation and the light that guides us through the complexities of our professional journey. Yet, this is not curiosity for curiosity’s sake; it is always a means to an end, a tool to move from where you are to where you could be. Now, I want to explore the journey from a fixed to a growth mindset.

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12 min read In our journey of understanding and harnessing the power of curiosity, we’ve often stopped at the surface — asking questions but not always digging deeper. It’s akin to scratching the surface of a vast, unexplored continent full of potential and undiscovered truths. Next, we’ll explore what it means to go beyond the

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7 min read “Self-awareness is impossible with your head firmly fixed in your arse.” – Scottish Proverb It’s true that curiosity is the lifeblood of creativity and innovation. And it’s also true that nothing can kill curiosity faster than the words you use.  While that may sound obvious, it’s worth considering how often you stop

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a man in a business suit walks across the screen, looking up he notices giant-sized business men walking near him, representing how imposter syndrome feels

7 min read When I was younger, I admired leaders for their positions, company size, and teams. Yet, I couldn’t help but be utterly baffled when they posed what sounded like the simplest of questions. Let me correct myself here. I actually thought they were asking dumb questions.  Then, one day, a light bulb went

Imposter’s Paradox Read More »

5min read Curiosity is a very selfish endeavour. I believe that, in its most pure form, curiosity is actually very selfish. Why? Because I want to know more because it serves me now or in the future. As I have mentioned before, I also think that as a leader, it is table stakes to be

Additive Curiosity Read More »

4min read “Good leaders have the best answers, great leaders have the best questions.” – Unknown. So often inside an organization, people are getting it wrong. It’s not only expected of leaders to have all the answers – it is demanded of them and they are punished when they don’t. And, as leaders, we often

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2min read Leaders have never been under more pressure to do more with less and to push their teams to solve complex, sometimes company-killing, challenges in days and hours, not months and years. In a world where leaders at every level are drowning in “shoulds’ why do we need to add another item to the

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1min read So, there I was, 18 years old, thinking I had all the answers (which, as many of us know, is exactly when we find out that we don’t know anything at all).  I was buying my first and only pool cue, and no, not because I was very good at pool. I simply

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