BUSINESSES and questioning

Questioning Fuels Innovation. So Why Don’t We Inquire More?

Questioning Fuels Innovation. So Why Don’t We Inquire More?

By being willing to ask ‘why,’ inquiring leaders can inspire others around them to do likewise. And as the questions proliferate, some good answers are likely to follow.

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Innovation lessons from George Carlin

Innovation lessons from George Carlin

Observe, Question, Reinvent: 5 Lessons for Seeing Clearly from George Carlin

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The Rise of the Curious Leader

The Rise of the Curious Leader

Welcome to the era of the curious leader, where success may be less about having all the answers and more about wondering and questioning.

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EDUCATION and questioning

Bringing beautiful questions to South Carolina

Bringing beautiful questions to South Carolina

My immersive first-year reading experience at the University of South Carolina as the chosen book/author.

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It’s Back to School as Usual, But in Many Questioning Classrooms It’s Not School as Usual

It’s Back to School as Usual, But in Many Questioning Classrooms It’s Not School as Usual

The curiosity and engagement unleashed by a questioning environment is undeniably powerful and lasting.

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Encouraging student questioning

Encouraging student questioning

Expanding my original Edutopia story by offering up some of the insights and ideas from educators that couldn’t fit in the Edutopia piece—but that are well worth sharing.

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LIFE and questioning

36 Questions

36 Questions

The 36 questions used in Arthur Aron’s experiment are wonderful examples of open-ended, deep questions. A discussion of the power of good questions to form lasting connections—even between strangers.

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Find Your Passion with These 8 Thought-Provoking Questions

Find Your Passion with These 8 Thought-Provoking Questions

The following eight questions—shared by a noteworthy lineup of entrepreneurs, innovators, consultants, and creative thinkers—can help you figure out where your heart lies and what you really ought to be doing.

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The inquiring mind of Reggie Watts: A Top 12 list of his questions

The inquiring mind of Reggie Watts: A Top 12 list of his questions

I don’t know if they qualify as “beautiful questions” but there’s something oddly fascinating about the imaginative questions that band leader Reggie Watts asks the guests of James Corden’s The Late Late Show.

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Visualizing questioning

Visualizing questioning

A new art form is flourishing—the art of visualizing talks. See how some skillful visual notetakers have made art out of my beautiful questions presentations.

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Google and “beautiful questions”

Google and “beautiful questions”

“You should sue Google!” That half-joking suggestion was from a friend who’d seen a new TV ad for Google—a 1-minute ode to the power of a question.

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Want to change your life? Start with this “small” question

Want to change your life? Start with this “small” question

One question could help you make simple, but meaningful, improvements in your work and life. Interviews with authors A. J. Jacobs and Caroline Arnold.

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