WHO is staycurious.org?
Heikki does have a last name but let us keep it personal. His dad was born in Finland, his mom in England, and he was made in Texas. By age 12, he had lived in New York, Florida, West Germany, and Ohio. This diverse, cultural exposure incited his curiosity which never seems to stay idle. His professional career as a project manager started in San Diego, California.
He likes to travel and enjoy the quiet things in life, quality time with family and friends, the occasional round of golf, and putting as much focus and energy into the mantra:
Learn something everyday.
In 2012, he founded staycurious.org.
WHAT is staycurious.org?
What is staycurious.org is what staycurious.org is.
Think of staycurious.org as a whirlpool.
A whirlpool has a definite form but no water stays put. Think of yourself as a whirlpool and your education as the water.
The Mission: Promote education and understanding of self and society with quality, disruptive, and engaging content that is pulled from creative sources and shared within our community.
Learning is a lifelong process that is simultaneously biological and cultural. Each of us learn within complex developmental, cognitive, physical, social, and cultural systems; changing the brain throughout your lifespan. At the same time, the brain develops in ways that impact learning and are in turn shaped by the learner’s context and cultural influences.
Traditional schooling is something that is given to you.
Personalized education is something you seek. #staycurious
WHERE is staycurious.org?
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WHEN did staycurious.org start?
This creative-project turned entrepreneurial adventure was born on August 23, 2012.
The Articles of Incorporation were filed with the Secretary of State of the State of California on September 3, 2013 and officially incorporated as a Benefit Corporation on September 18, 2013.
WHY a Benefit Corporation?
A Benefit Corporation differs from a traditional corporation in that it focuses on the triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit.
Benefit Corporations have a purpose to create a material positive impact on society and the environment.
Benefit Corporations redefine fiduciary duty to require consideration of non-financial interests when making decisions.
Benefit Corporations report on their overall social and environmental performance using recognized third party standards.