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We help you see the world from a different angle

Conversation is one of the more powerful techniques for discovering curiosity. It consists in opening yourself, looking at your actions and beliefs from a different angle and changing the vector of your thoughts.

Stefaan van Hooydonk

Founder - Global Curiosity Institute



Sessions last from 30 to 60 minutes.



Leadership teams or entire teams including also individual contributors.

Group size


From 5 to 2500 people.

Type of sessions


Keynote presentations
virtual or live.


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Curiosity: the Key Ingredient for Creating a Winning Culture

Research has shown that forward looking curious companies are nore innovative and competitive vs their peers. In this keynote we explore how the c-suite can influence their organizations by embracing the power of curiosity.

Leading with Curiosity

The shadow a leader casts on her/his team is often more important than one realises. Curious leaders uplift their teams, while incurious leaders stifle it. In this keynote, we will explore strategies for leaders to embrace curiosity and create high-performing, engaged and motivated teams.  

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Master your Curiosity to Master your life

We are all born curious, only to find outselves becoming less good at it as we grow older. Yet curious professionals make faster careers, are better at relationships and generally happier. In this keynote, we will be exploring why curiosity is important and what you can do to get better at it.

The Power of Curiosity for HR

The Human Resources function has a tremendous role in creating a curiosity-enhancing culture through their processes and practices. In this session we will reflect on how HR can reflect on  embracing the power of curiosity in the talent management and talent development.

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The power of Curiosity in L&D

Learning and curiosity go hand in hand, yet how much are the learning and development practices in our organisations driven by top-down compliance versus bottom-up exploration. In this session we will learn from best practices and reflect on what L&D can do to embrace curiosity to serve the people in their care better.

Keynote's testimonials

Stefaan has been moderating and speaking at several of our HRcoreEVENTS and has proven to be an exceptional added value. His passion, purpose and personality make him connect with the audience, keeps them engaged and inspire action.

Michael Nielsen

Managing Director At HRcoreEVENTS by TENEO

Stefaan van Hooydonk spoke at our global summits for over 150 learning and development professionals. Feedback was overwhelmingly positive. Many conference delegates stated that they found Stefaan very poignant and that his message was timely and something the industry wanted to hear. We would not hesitate to invite Stefaan to speak again at our summits, across diverse geographical locations, as he also brings a global outlook having worked in different locations amongst the greatest industry leaders.

Vassilis Theocharides

Associate Director, Global Association for Talent Development

Stefaan has proven an excellent speaker choice at the events I chair. He is clearly deeply knowledgeable about workplace curiosity and is able to share his expertise in an engaging way with his audience. He backs this up with his global experience as a Chief Learning Officer in large corporations, which provides real gravitas and credibility. There's no doubt that Stefaan is providing leading thinking and practice in this field and I have no hesitation in recommending him.

Donald H. Taylor

Chair of london technology Conference

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