Curiosity & Attentiveness

“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” -Albert Einstein

“If you can let go of passion and follow your curiosity, your curiosity just might lead you to your passion.” -Elizabeth Gilbert

“People think of compassion as, like, kindness. The image comes to mind of some nice New Age guy bending to something with a look on his face like he’s about to cry. And I don’t think that’s it. I think of it more as a quality of openness that comes with being in a state of unusual attentiveness.” -George Saunders

Be intensely curious with everything you think, feel and experience. Cultivate a non-judgmental, “That’s interesting” mindset. Dig a little deeper. Go down some rabbit holes.

Be attentive in all your conversations and dealings with people. Open, open, open. Listen, listen, listen. And listen some more.

The answers, solutions and passion you seek lie just below the surface. Curiosity and attentiveness are your tools to unearth them.

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