Build a curiosity practice in the age of instant gratification.
Ask questions. Get uncomfortable. Be additive. Hone your hunches. Slow down. Stay open. Be greedy (for life).
About the speaker
Christina is a multi-disciplinary artist, author, and strategist. She is Head Of Brand at Vacasa, a leading startup in the vacation rental industry, where she oversees a team of diverse creatives, working across a spectrum of disciplines to lead the company’s brand evolution from fast-growing startup to loved consumer brand. Drawing on a background in emergent media, Christina has worked in branding for more than a decade, guiding strategy, communications, and research for pioneering startups and Fortune 500 companies at the forefront of culture. Ever-curious, she’s been people-watching, eavesdropping, and asking questions for as long as she can remember.
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... we live in an answer culture. We have so much information right at our fingertips all the time ... and the problem with being in an answer culture is it implies there’s a right answer… and there isn’t always. — Christina Rosalie
It takes intentional work to cultivate a culture of enquiry and curiosity. — Christina Rosalie
Ask [questions] as often as you advocate. — Christina Rosalie
Hone your hunches. — Christina Rosalie
Curiosity is more about helping you filling a patchwork of information about what you already know, it’s about pattern recognition, and connecting the dots between things. So when you’re trying to solve a problem, honing in on those little inklings where you have a hunch, and then building there and following the information, and asking questions that are actually building context around what you already know: that’s what curiosity is. — Christina Rosalie