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Daily Buzz: Don’t Kill Curiosity

There are actions you can take to move your team beyond repetition

Leaders sometimes send mixed messages about curiosity. They may say one thing but lead their employees in another direction, says Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino.

“Although leaders might say they treasure inquisitive minds, in fact most stifle curiosity, fearing it will increase risk and inefficiency,” Gino wrote in a recent Harvard Business Reviewarticle.

In an interview with Inc., she offered two specific tips for smaller businesses and organizations that want to make sure curiosity flourishes: one, ask a large number of thoughtful questions; and two, take steps to help employees broaden their horizons. This combination helps to move a team beyond repetition.

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