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How curiosity can transform your life and change the world

By Scott Shigeoka


Open your mind, heal your relationships, and connect across divides with this groundbreaking guide to deep curiosity from internationally-recognised curiosity expert, Scott Shigeoka.

At a time when tensions over race, religion, gender identity and more have fractured our lives and relationships, curiosity is the key to fostering connection, growth, and healing.

Unlocking deep curiosity

Seek will help you build the courage to be transformed by the people, places and experiences you encounter – unlocking deep curiosity, and strengthening this fundamental human skill.

Most people recognise the value of curiosity, but few know how to embrace and unleash it. SEEK will help you close the gap between awareness and action. Scott Shigeoka’s thirst for understanding and connection is contagious, and his book is a timely bridge for our divided world.

– Adam Grant, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Think Again and Hidden Potential, and host of the TED podcast Re:Thinking

Using Shigeoka’s transformative four-step framework, you will enhance your capacity to:

  • Detach – Let go of your Assumptions, Biases, Certainty(ABCs ).
  • Intend –  Prepare your mindset and environment.
  • Value – See the dignity of every person – including yourself!
  • Embrace – Welcome the hard times in life as a catalyst for connection and transformation.

A must-read for our times, this book will help you to shift your perspective, understand differences and lead a more curious life.

About the author

Scott Shigeoka is an internationally recognised curiosity expert, speaker, and the author of SEEK: How Curiosity Can Transform Your Life and Change the World.

He is known for translating research into strategies that promote positive wellbeing and connected relationships around the globe, including at the UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Centre and through his popular courses at the University of Texas at Austin.

Scott implements his curiosity practices in the public sector, Fortune 500 companies, Hollywood, media organisations, education institutions, and small businesses.


  • Publisher Pan Macmillan South Africa |
  • ISBN | 9781035008742 |
  • Recommended Retail Price | R378.00 |
  • CLASSIFICATION | Viewpoint |



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