As we focus this month on how to activate your curiosity, I’m excited to feature Mat Goldberg, an expat teacher in South Korea on a Fulbright grant teaching English at a local high school. Mat’s many experiences living and traveling abroad combined with his innate curiosity and love of exploration provide a unique perspective on how to use curiosity as fuel for your life!
In this Millennial Spotlight, Mat shares how…
- To dive into the heart of curiosity with expansive questions
- You can identify limiting beliefs and actions that block curiosity
- Curiosity helps you go beyond yourself and see the possibilities
- To find the excitement in the ambiguity by activating your curiosity
- Curiosity happens we’re listening to another person and challenging our assumptions
What Ignites Mat’s Curiosity
- Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
- The List Serve
- Brain Pickings
- TED Talk: Everyday Leadership by Drew Dudley
- TED Talk: The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer
More About Mat
Mat Goldberg has been living and working in South Korea on a Fulbright grant teaching English at a local high school for the last three years. In addition to teaching, Mat has worked as an orientation coordinator helping to prepare new Korea grantees and served as the co-Director of KBI (Korea Bridge Initiative), an organization dedicated to offering fun and enriching English classes to students.
Mat is originally from Millstone Township, New Jersey and moved to South Korea after graduating from Elon University in 2014 with a BA in psychology. At Elon, he was actively involved in the community and on campus. His favorite experiences were working in the Center for Leadership and interning at the IRC, a local homeless day center.
Mat plans to return to the United States this August and hopes to pursue his MSW and use leadership education as a positive intervention for disadvantaged youth. He loves being outdoors, eating dessert, and asking people fun questions! Mat one day dreams of opening up a game board cafe.
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