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The Link Between Curiosity and Business Performance, Janet Gerhard of Inquizo

The importance of innovation on business success is undeniable. Innovative organizations significantly outperform other organizations. At the root of their ability to innovate is curiosity.  

For the first time, there's a tool to help leaders hire for curiosity. Research conducted by Inquizo has found the best way to measure curiosity in people is through actual and observed behaviors. Through Natural Language Processing (NLP) analyses, Inquizo sought to understand the language variables that correlate with curiosity. These studies represent the first attempt to link curiosity with language use patterns and support a growing body of work that uses language to reveal social and psychological processes.

Savvy Guest today, Michael Hvisdos and Janet Gerhard of Inquizo discuss the direct link between curiosity and performance, and their assertion that algorithms can be written and protected (patent, copyright, etc.) to accurately measure curiosity levels for employees that can predict performance. www.inquizo.com

Alison Lea Sher is a journalist, biographer, creative writer, and millennial expert. She collaborates with companies across the US, pioneering socially-minded startups and nonprofits by aligning their initiatives with millennial perspectives. She is the editor-in-chief of Best Chefs America, and her articles can be found in places like The Huffington Post and the City Paper. In her spare time, Alison records avant-garde poetry albums about life, death, and preservation and the pursuit for political, interpersonal, and psychological liberation. She lives in Asheville, North Carolina.

Today we discuss Alison's insightful new book: "The Millennial's Guide to Changing the World: A New Generation’s Handbook to Being Yourself and Living with Purpose"

www.millennials-incorporated.com