BUSINESSES and questioning

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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7 Top Game-Changing Questions for Businesses

7 Top Game-Changing Questions for Businesses

The 7 top game-changing questions I’ve gleaned from companies like Nike, Trader Joe’s, Panera, and Dropbox, and various business consultants.

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EDUCATION and questioning

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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Who is entitled to ask questions in class? {Excerpt from AMBQ}

Who is entitled to ask questions in class? {Excerpt from AMBQ}

The issue of “who gets to ask the questions in class” is one that touches on matters of purpose, power, control, and, arguably, even race and social class. An excerpt from A MORE BEAUTIFUL QUESTION.

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“Today, we can’t afford to become adults”

LIFE and questioning

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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Questions and Resolutions

Questions and Resolutions

I recommend applying basic Why/What if/How questioning to potential New Year’s resolutions. And I suggest doing this early, as you’re starting to think about your list.

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8 Ways to Improve a Question

8 Ways to Improve a Question

How do you improve a question? I came up with these eight ways to take an existing question and make it better.

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IN OTHER NEWS...

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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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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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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