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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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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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8 Ways to Improve a Question

8 Ways to Improve a Question

How do you improve a question? I’m sure there are many potential answers to that, but in thinking about it, I came up with these eight ways to take an existing question and make it better: Open it up. If you want something more than a yes or no answer, take a closed question and open it up by starting the question with words like What, Why, or How. So instead of asking Have things changed since last year?, better to ask: How have things changed…

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