Box of Crayons’ Top Five Curiosity Articles of 2020
We know you’ve heard it time and time again, but 2020 was a year that challenged everyone. We did our best to be resilient and encourage innovation. One thing we champion at Box of Crayons is the value of curiosity that inspires learning. Maybe you’ve been focused on just surviving — and that’s okay! We’re highlighting a few articles from which we drew inspiration in the hopes that they resonate with you.
Here’s a look at our top five curiosity articles from 2020:
- Empathy Starts with Curiosity by Peter Bregman, featured in Harvard Business Review.
Why we love it: Bregman speaks to what matters right now with the ongoing pandemic, but the message is timeless. At Box of Crayons, we believe curiosity builds empathetic openness by establishing psychological safety and encouraging the acceptance and understanding of others.
2. Why Curiosity Is the Next Movement to Enhance Human Performance by Dr. Diane Hamilton, featured in Forbes.
Why we love it: Hamilton is right on trend with the championing of so-called soft skills like curiosity. Drawing on Todd Kashdan, this article outlines how important workplace curiosity is, what blocks it and how to foster it.