Show curiosity, flexibility and openness in analysing and integrating ideas, information and differing perspectives; to make fit for purpose decisions.
Use this material to reflect on your own context and the opportunities that you have to make development part of the way you work.
Experiential development suggestions
- Take on a tricky problem or issue that the organisation hasn't cracked yet and come up with some unconventional solutions
- Examine internal barriers to achieving short and long term organisational priorities
- Host an 'ideas lab' and invite people from across the organisation to discuss contemporary business issues
- Partner with private sector organisations and observe their methods of acquiring knowledge, integrating ideas and problem solving
Curiosity: the gateway competency
Leadership and the curiosity quotient
Curiosity is as important as intelligence