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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. [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Questolutions: The Power of Questions to Get Things Done

Questolutions: The Power of Questions to Get Things Done

Why do questions motivate us more than resolutions? [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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