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Scott Shigeoka | How Curiosity Can Transform Your Life and Change the World

Join us in a thought-provoking episode with Scott Shigeoka, an advocate for the power of curiosity. Scott delves into the ABCs of our habitual thoughts - Assumptions, Biases, and Certainty - and how they shape our worldviews. In the age of digital information overload, he emphasizes the need to make room for new insights about ourselves and others. Scott shares insights from his book on curiosity, highlighting the significance of preparing for meaningful conversations, valuing the dignity of individuals, and embracing challenging moments. He also touches upon the societal challenges, like the 2016 U.S. elections and global conflicts, underscoring the importance of turning towards one another for understanding. Dive into a conversation that champions the essence of human connection and the transformative power of genuine curiosity.

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