Use Inquiry & Insight to Sharpen Your Competitive Edge!
What is Strategic Curiosity®?
A renewable human resource that drives results!
Strategic Curiosity® is an all-purpose leadership skill. Practicing Strategic Curiosity® equips you to lead with wisdom, agility, and creativity. Why? Research shows that curiosity primes the brain for learning and optimal performance. But not all curiosity is equally valuable; it must be strategic.
Strategic Curiosity® is a process that equips you to create more value by strengthening your capacity to pay attention, make wise decision, expand your perspective, and exercise discernment to navigate volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) situations.
How we work together. First, we identify your orientation toward curiosity with a psychological assessment. Then you we customize Strategic Curiosity® learning to help you develop skills to conquer unproductive routines, unconscious habits, and rigid work cultures that undermine performance.
MBA level modules are customized to improve your professional and business outcomes. Select one module or a combination of modules to achieve your goal.
A lack of curiosity can cost your organization millions in lost revenue, talent, ideas, opportunities, and preventable errors.
The Strategic Curiosity Model® 3 + 7 = Results!
We begin with an online diagnostic to assess your 3 Prerequisites for curiosity and other factors that influence your effectiveness. We discuss confidential results then use them to customize coaching or group education. You will practice and master 7 Mental Habits that improve...
Improved Quality & Accuracy
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Systems Thinking to Drive Strategy
Bottom line results!
Improve Quality | Reduce Costs | Develop Talent | Create Possibilities | Outpace Competitors
Strategic Curiosity® Model
Strategic Curiosity® operates at multiple levels -- neurological, psychological, relationship, and system levels. Dr. Myers’ evidence-based methods integrate management frameworks, social science research, and the liberal arts to promote your professional growth. She continuously refines her approach while teaching MBAs at the University of Michigan's Business School.
Manage complex systems
Conquer performance obstacles
Cultivate an inclusive workplace
Sharpen your strategic edge
This is curiosity with a purpose. Tying curiosity to performance, that’s the differentiator.
Chief Financial Officer, $60B Firm
HOW CURIOUS ARE YOU?
Lead Change | Ascend to Leadership | Collaborate | Innovate | Manage Processes | Strategize
Who it's for. . .
Established executives & professionals
that want to refine and refresh your skills to achieve better results.
New executives in transition
seeking a successful transition to your next role.
on a leadership track that need to expand your capabilities.
on a quest to be more collaborative, inclusive, innovative, and accurate.
that want to accelerate a learning, agility, culture change, profitability and ethically serving others.
What to expect...
Get Started: In a supportive, confidential relationship, we begin with a conversation about your goals, challenges, and how to customize Strategic Curiosity® to address them. The entire curriculum consists of six (6) different learning modules (e.g., Transition, Lead Change, Collaborate, Innovate, Manage, and Strategize). You may choose the module(s) that best meets your needs.
The Process: Online assessments and discussion of your profile report are followed by transformational learning via individual coaching, group learning or a combination of both. We use a step-by-step process that includes dialogue, readings, exercises, and homework to develop your skills.
Results: Initial benefits experienced within 1 month are sustained with learning, practice and time. To achieve sustainable results, a typical engagement for one module spans 2-3 months. An engagement may span 2 years, depending upon how many modules you or your organization choose.
Investment: Accelerate your professional development with confidential, 1-on-1 executive coaching and an initial investment of $5000 . To inquire about rates for individual coaching, group coaching and executive education, Contact Dr. Myers.
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Dr. Valerie L. Myers created the Strategic Curiosity® framework to solve leadership, teamwork, and quality issues that she identified in her study of organizational behaviors in 27 hospitals and health systems. These issues can be matters of life and death in healthcare; they also affect performance in ALL industries.
To address these issues, Dr. Myers uses an interdisciplinary approach that combines the latest research from business, psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and liberal arts. She integrates unique insights to create customized learning solutions that meet your specific professional and business needs.
To achieve lasting results, Dr. Myers uses proven cognitive-behavioral change methods. She draws upon her expertise as a seasoned professor, consultant and coach to create a transformational experience that cultivates your essential professional competencies.
What happens next...
Share your concerns, questions, and aspirations.
Strategize to co-create goals, scope & logistics.