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

  • Consider an activity you dislike. Pay attention to 3 novel features of this activity while you do it.
  • Practice active curiosity and explore your current environment, paying attention to anything you may often ignore or take for granted.

Examples of Curiosity


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


  • Upside Down – Jack Johnson
  • On the Road To Find Out – Cat Stevens
  • Mr. Curiosity – Jason Mraz
  • Speed of Sound – Coldplay
  • Close to You – The Carpenters

Where Does Curiosity Fall In Your Strengths Profile?

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