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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 [...]

Is “critical thinking” in critical condition? How questions can help.

Is “critical thinking” in critical condition? How questions can help.

Want to be a better critical thinker? Questions can be a powerful way to spot false narratives and “weaponized lies.” [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Coaching and the art of asking beautiful questions

Coaching and the art of asking beautiful questions

At the 2016 Capital Coaches Conference I'll be discussing my belief that coaches, who already know the power of great [...]

“The best coaching question in the world” from Michael Bungay Stanier

“The best coaching question in the world” from Michael Bungay Stanier

In The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever, by Michael Bungay Stanier, Michael [...]

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 [...]

Interview: 5 Questions You Shouldn’t Ask

Interview: 5 Questions You Shouldn’t Ask

My recent good conversation with WNYC.org, where the host challenged me about whether appreciative inquiry is direct and honest enough. [...]

Round up: Recent questioners and quotes

Round up: Recent questioners and quotes

Here’s a round-up of a few of the questioners and quotes we spotted from the past six months, in case you [...]

Question Week 2016 in pictures

Question Week 2016 in pictures

My stated goal for Question Week 2016 was to flood the internet with questions. And if you check out the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Humble Inquiry: The best kind

Humble Inquiry: The best kind

Edgar H. Schein's excellent book "Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling" reminds us that good questioning [...]

About Question Week

About Question Week

Have you heard? The third week in March 2016, from March 13 to 19, is “Question Week.” Use this occasion [...]

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 [...]

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