If Curiosity is your top strength, you are interested in learning more about anything and everything. You are always asking questions, and you find all subjects and topics fascinating. You like exploration and discovery.

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Virtue Category

Curiosity falls in the virtue category of Wisdom. Wisdom deals with strengths that involve the way we acquire and use knowledge.

Key Concepts

There are two key components to curious individuals: They are interested in exploring new ideas, activities and experiences, and they also have a strong desire to increase their own personal knowledge.

Building Curiosity

Curiosity In Action

Your Curiosity Motto

Ask Questions, Lots of Them.

Exercises for Boosting Curiosity

  • When facing a problem, define the issue clearly and then practice divergent thinking (ex: developing multiple solutions/outcomes rather than just one solution).
  • Set time aside each day for creative thinking or creative activities (such as: writing poems or using an everyday household object in a new way)

Examples of Curiosity


  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Mongolian Ping Pong
  • Rear Window
  • Last Images of the Shipwreck
  • Wings of Desire
  • Learn More


  • Make Your Own Kind of Music – The Mamas & The Papas
  • The Candy Man - Willy Wonka -- Gene Wilder
  • Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds – Beatles
  • Paperback Writer – Beatles
  • My Imagination - Gladys Knight & The Pips
  • I Write the Songs--Barry Manilow
  • 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover – Paul Simon

Where Does Curiosity Fall In Your Strengths Profile?

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