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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 [...]

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 [...]

Innovation lessons from George Carlin

Innovation lessons from George Carlin

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

How might you find your own “Big Idea”?

How might you find your own “Big Idea”?

Author Dorie Clark says finding your breakthrough idea and standing out in a crowded world start with some deep questioning. [...]

A Beautiful Question for the Ages

A Beautiful Question for the Ages

Per Atul Gawande’s bestseller BEING MORTAL, the story of how and why “assisted living” came about has a beautiful question [...]

Ever wonder what curiosity can do for you?

Ever wonder what curiosity can do for you?

A look at how the tendency to wonder and inquire is a secret to success for Hollywood producers, entrepreneurs, and [...]

10 Mind-Altering Business Books from 2014

10 Mind-Altering Business Books from 2014

I was very pleased to be mentioned on this list, along with a dozen or so other worthy 2014 authors. [...]

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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