Curiosity Killed The Cat…Not Your Career Choices and Focus On Things You Are Good At

This post is by Howard Lindzon from Howard Lindzon

Good morning everyone.

Quick note…Ivanhoff and I are moving ‘Momentum Mondays’ to Monday for the most part so I will be posting them on Tuesday here on this blog. When I am traveling I am sure they will revert back to Sundays for Monday posting on the blog.


I had a great Sunday.

I spent the morning riding north of Los Angeles in the hills and along the Pacific Coast Highway. My friend Roy Rubin hosted Mike Dean and I at his house as the starting point for 53 miles. One of the best parts was a stretch along the pacific Coast Highway in Malibu. Roy is a photography and balance whiz and took this video from his bike.

I am back in Coronado this week working.

One topic I was thinking a lot about yesterday as I was riding was a question I get asked all the time by young people…’what is the most important trait for success in life and work’.

I believe it is my curiosity that has always saved me or sent me down meaningful life paths and later in life it has been focusing on the things I am good at (as much as possible) that have led to my happiness, wealth and career fulfillment.

I’m not sure if the ‘youts‘ have heard the proverb ‘curiosity killed the cat‘ but I sure did. Being curious has long had a ‘dangerous’ connotation. Of course there is bad and dangerous curious (Read more...)