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THE CURIOUS ADVANTAGE

The Curious Advantage is an exploration of the idea of curiosity and its increasing importance for thriving in the digital age. Taking the widest possible exploration of all things curious – historical, contemporary, neuro-scientific, anthropological, behavioural, semantic and business-focused.

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Curious Conversations, as published in The Curious Advantage, are excerpts of the Curious Advantage Podcasts conversations that the book authors and podcast hosts, Paul Ashcroft, Simon Brown and Garrick Jones have had with leading experts and thought leaders from around the world!
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    BUILDING A CULTURE OF CURIOSITY

    SAILING THE 7C’s

    At the heart of the book is our model of Curiosity, called ’Sailing the 7 C’s of Curiosity’.
    This model provides individuals with a practical framework for how to be successfully Curious and use Curiosity as a power skill to unlock their own potential.

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    NEWS

    PODCAST – “52 Weeks of Worship – Lessons in Belief, Learning and Leadership” with Pamay Bassay

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    9 Sep 2021

    New! 52 WEEKS OF WORSHIP – LESSONS IN BELIEF, LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP, WITH PAMAY BASSEY, CHIEF LEARNING OFFICER FOR THE KRAFT HEINZ COMPANY

    In this fascinating Episode, Simon Brown, Paul Ashcroft and Garrick Jones are joined by Pamay Bassey, entrepreneur, executive, world traveller, educator, writer, comedian, philosopher and Chief Learning Officer for the Kraft Heinz Company!

    How can leaders create a culture of continuous learning and drive the company’s global learning and development strategy and initiatives? What is ‘Learn like an Owner’? What are sacred spaces in our contemporary world? How does the sacred link to curiosity?

    Are you curious? Subscribe today!

    Join the conversation, connect with the authors, and keep exploring curiously! #CuriousAdvantage.

    21 May 2021

    CURIOUS ADVANTAGE PODCAST: ELECTIONS, DEMOCRACY AND CONTEXT – CURIOSITY AT THE EDGES, WITH PHILIPPA NEAVE, SENIOR ADVISOR ON THE UN’S LEXICON OF TERMINOLOGY

    Philippa Neave, senior advisor on the UN’s Lexicon of Electoral Terminology, Activist, Connector, Consultant and expert in Journalism, and Public Outreach, joins Simon Brown and Garrick Jones in their latest Curious Advantage Podcast. Discover fascinating stories from around the world, working with young people in difficult environments where curiosity is at the edges! How important is context and how does it inform the tools used to form a campaign, what are the visual languages and skills required? How do you bridge the gap and the challenges that young people face to build trust? How does serious game come into play?

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    Join the conversation, connect with the authors and keep exploring curiously! #CuriousAdvantage.

    29 Apr 2021

    CURIOUS ADVANTAGE PODCAST: YOUR SUPERPOWER CURIOSITY, WITH SPENCER HARRISON, CURIOSITY EXPERT AND ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR AT INSEAD

    Curiosity Expert and Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD, Spencer Harrison, joins Paul Ashcroft, Simon Brown and Garrick Jones in their latest Curious Advantage Podcast! The world of work is changing in radical ways. Organisations have seen unprecedented shifts over the past year. How does curiosity help in times of change and ambiguity? Research suggests that Curiosity is an Investment trade. Why is curiosity a superpower?

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    Join the conversation, connect with the authors and keep exploring curiously! #CuriousAdvantage.

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    WHAT’S INSIDE

    WHY IS CURIOSITY THE GREATEST DRIVER OF VALUE IN THE DIGITAL AGE?

    • Understand how being Curious creates an advantage in our everyday lives – both online and offline.
    • Promote a culture of Curiosity within a global networked team, company and organisations.
    • Create and manage global, geographically diverse teams to discover new solutions, products or services.
    • Understand Curiosity as a Strategic Imperative and a Value Driver.
    • Share stories, examples and cases that prick our curiosity and stimulate others
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    “Curiosity is critical for success in our increasingly complex world.”
    Vas Narasimhan, CEO, Novartis

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    ABOUT THE AUTHORS

    PAUL ASHCROFT

    Co-Founder and Partner at Ludic Group, Author of the Book ‘ALIVE: Digital Humans and Their Organizations’, Keynote Speaker and Facilitator. With a background in mathematics and strategic consulting, Paul is an expert in applying principles of Innovation, Design Thinking and Digital tools to accelerate large scale, sustainable change.

    During his 20-year career, Paul has been working with the world’s leading organizations to design strategy, align leaders and implement, engage and motivate people. As an investor, Paul is successfully establishing and growing innovative and technology-based businesses that deliver global solutions. Paul has worked with many of the Fortune 500 and works extensively with SMEs. The ground-breaking programmes he designs and delivers, enable organisations to transform and make a successful shift to digital using platforms, powerful tools and methods.

    Ludic is revolutionising global Consulting by delivering services digitally and redefining how transformation is successfully delivered in the hyper-networked reality of today’s organisations.

    Paul is also a family man, black-belt in karate and published author.

    SIMON BROWN

    Simon is Chief Learning Officer at Novartis, a focused medicines company, and one of the leading companies in the world.  He is a commercially-minded learning leader with experience across a range of the World’s top organisations. In 2000, Simon co-founded Brightwave, one of the UK’s leading e-Learning companies, which was eventually acquired by Capita Plc. Simon spent 7 years working for Accenture, advising companies including BT, BP, Microsoft, Canon, Barclays and HSBC. In 2010, Simon moved to Lloyds Banking Group where he led the award-winning Bank-wide learning transformation.

    In 2013 Simon moved to Novartis global HQ in Switzerland, where he led various global learning teams. These including being responsible for enhancing effectiveness of learning for the global pharma SalesForce, creating the cross-divisional ‘Global Development University’, running the Novartis-wide Learning Centre of Expertise and Corporate Universities, and also defining the strategy for how Novartis would develop Digital Capability across the company.

    After leading the development of a new award-winning learning strategy, he became Novartis‘s first-ever Chief Learning Officer in February 2019.  Since then Novartis has gained several global awards for learning including the award for ‘Learning Strategy Innovation’.  Simon shares his experiences speaking at conferences around the world and with an active digital presence on the Linkedin platform.

    Simon lives in Switzerland with his wife Rachel, son Oliver, daughter Lucinda, their cat Paddy and a coop of chickens. He can be found most weekends struggling up a Swiss mountain road on his bike.

    GARRICK JONES

    Co-Founder and Partner at Ludic Group, Author of the Book ‘ALIVE: Digital Humans and Their Organizations’, Keynote Speaker and Facilitator. Garrick Jones is an entrepreneur, academic and musician based in London. Co-Founder and Partner of The Ludic Group (founded in 2004), a pioneering consultancy, transforming the way people live, work and learn across time and distance. He is a renowned expert in Digital Transformation, Digital Learning and Engagement.

    Garrick is a fellow of the Warburg Institute – the home of Curiosity. He also is a Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) where he introduced Capstone programmes and designed the ground-breaking Open Innovation Programme. His research is focused on Creative Economies and large-scale support systems for commerce, culture, education and community development, in which innovation is critical. He is particularly focused on the value of the Design Process, visualization methods and tools for enabling decision-making and constructive problem solving. Garrick has been instrumental in the development of purpose-built collaborative learning environments (CLEs). He advises on numerous projects for corporations and governments focusing on state-of-the-art Think Tanks.

    He works with Fortune 100 clients, governments, and the UN and UNDP. Garrick is interested in how very large systems are able to transform themselves. Wearing his musical hat, Garrick composes for films, contemporary artists and performance. Ask him to play the piano for you if you get the opportunity!

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