Rather than seeing ‘not knowing the answer’ as a deficit, we should flip our perspective and embrace this as our moment to practise intentional curiosity. Curiosity to find out what could be possible.
If we were to ask more questions instead of giving more answers, how much more creative, engaged and inspired might our professional lives, and those of the lives of the people we work with and lead, become?
Here’s how we can learn to know less: The power in not knowing.
This is a quote from Liz Wiseman, CEO of The Wiseman Group, whilst she gave a talk to Brigham Young University. During her speech, she makes the case for why not having the answer in both our professional and personal lives can liberate us from old habits. Watch or read the full talk here.