Tuesday, July 19, 2016

TRENDING: RAMPING UP YOUR CQ....CURIOSITY QUOTIENT

 I was always a curious kid. I explored my neighborhood from one corner to the next looking for butterflies, rocks, and the occasional frogs & snakes. I would jump on my bike and just go. It was an exhilarating time! I wanted to know about so many things back then just as I do today, but my "want to know list" is always in flux as events of the day and topics of interest have a habit of changing.

"I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious." Albert Einstein


I want to know about "Disruptors" such as Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Richard Branson, and how they view the challenges and opportunities in the world today.
 I am curious about what factors create a "progressive", a "conservative" or an "independent" political viewpoint. Is it environmental, evolving from family ethos, or something more mysterious? Are we more tribal than ever or is it the way things have always been in our society?

 Marla and I have been working our "CQ" overtime as we explore the next step for Wesco Fabrics.  How shall we evolve and how will we get to this new place?  And, what will it look like?


 I am always curious about new travel destinations. Mallorca appears strongly on my travel radar, but I am curious about places we have visited long ago that still resonate with me. I am always curious about anywhere in Italy or France, and all the many places in the U.S. I have yet to visit.


 I must turn up the "CQ" knob as I explore all the features on my new iPhone and Sony RXIII camera. There is SO much I don't know and so much I want to learn!

 I am curious how a child creates art. What are they feeling and seeing?

 I am curious about how to stay strong & healthy as I adapt to an aging body. How do I maintain fitness and good health? What should I add...or detract in my lifestyle?

 I am curious how to keep my brain sharp and alert. Marla is an avid "Sudoku" aficionado. I hope I can be mentally strong and with-it for a long time! What things are in my control...and what are not?

 I have always been curious about creativity and the process of new visions and ideas. This is an important area for me as "I ramp up my Curious Quotient."

And as we explore our "CQ" I'll end this post with a New Yorker cartoon....

"Just curious, when, exactly, were you going to tell me that you're the product of a 3-D printer?"


Images: Dick Gentry,Flickr mnwatts, HB Agency, New Yorker, Amoils, Bebrainfit, well.org

No comments:

Post a Comment