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AMBQ is featured on the following “Best Books” and “Recommended” lists The 13 Best Books on Critical Thinking To Read in 2018 || UpJourney.com The 50 Top Project Management Books for Summer Reading 2018 || Capterra 6 Books on Thought Leadership You Should Read || TrackingWonder.com 76 Best Business Books for Entrepreneurs, Professionals, and Creatives to Read in 2017 || Rrob.com 21 Books to Read If You Want to Boost Your Career || Mashable…

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What’s <i>Your</i> Beautiful Question?

What’s Your Beautiful Question?

Jump down to readers’ Beautiful Qs below My own beautiful question these days is a compound one: “How might I continue to learn more about the power of questioning, so that I can share that with as many people as possible?” After living with this topic for some years now, I’ve realized that questioning is a powerful—and neglected—tool in business, society, and our personal lives. It is also is a huge topic, touching on many disciplines, and…

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Should companies have “Mission Questions” instead of mission statements?

Should companies have “Mission Questions” instead of mission statements?

Is it time to hang a question mark on the end of the corporate mission statement? Getting some good feedback on my Fast Company piece “Forget The Mission Statement. What’s Your Mission Question?” It offers up 5 questions companies can ask to see if they’re staying true to their missions. What I was going to write at the end of the piece—and somehow I couldn’t make it fit smoothly with the rest of the article, so I never got to…

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Why do kids ask so many questions—and why do they stop?

Why do kids ask so many questions—and why do they stop?

Thoughts from Richard Saul Wurman and the comedian Louis C.K. A while back I was discussing the subject of “questioning” with Richard Saul Wurman, the original creator of the TED Conference and a man who’s pretty much obsessed with questions. He immediately focused on the educational system. “In school, we’re rewarded for having the answer, not for asking a good question,” Wurman pointed out. Which may explain why kids—who start off asking…

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Author Interview: Innovation through asking ‘A More Beautiful Question’

Author Interview: Innovation through asking ‘A More Beautiful Question’

My thanks to business blogger Kevin Kauzlaric who ran this Q&A on me and A More Beautiful Question shortly before the book published, where I discuss my writing process and the book’s takeaways for readers. Read the original post (with images) here: http://kevinkauzlaric.com/warren-berger-a-more-beautiful-question-author-interview/ or see the text below. From Kevin’s post: Lately, I’ve read and written dozens of reviews on book about…

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A question that defined a life

A question that defined a life

A consideration of Rodney King’s famous question   Last month, Rodney King died at the age of 47. If you’re looking for an example of what I would call a “beautiful question”—a question that takes on a big and important idea, one that causes people to step back and reassess the way they think—consider King’s famous question, “Can we all get along?” He said it at a news conference during the 1992 Los Angeles riots; those riots, of course,…

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The AMBQ playlist—50+ “question” songs

The AMBQ playlist—50+ “question” songs

(compiled via Spotify by Warren Berger) When I was writing A More Beautiful Question, or, more accurately when I was procrastinating from writing the book, I began compiling the below list of songs that have to do with questions (often in the title) AND that I like (for the most part). Now four years later, I once again turned to this playlist while researching and writing my follow-up book, The Book of Beautiful Questions. Coming out on Oct….

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7 Top Game-Changing Questions for Businesses

7 Top Game-Changing Questions for Businesses

…Ron Pickle Hi Warren, Excellent post! Honestly I have always been scared of the questions as the answers always seem to elude, but reading your article it seems the hard-work that goes into reflecting and finding those crucial answers is vital for the growth of the business….

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