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“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 shares 7 powerful questions that can make someone a better leader or manager.

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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 often requires that we set aside ego.

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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.

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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 at its center.

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What is curiosity? A new book provides rich insights

What is curiosity? A new book provides rich insights

Ian Leslie’s fascinating and important new book Curiosity highlights for me the interesting relationship between questioning and curiosity, with the latter tending to inspire the former.

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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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The power of “Vuja De”

The power of “Vuja De”

Can a shift in perspective help us to become better questioners? We’ve all heard of déjà vu. This is the opposite.

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A beautiful question that spawned a futuristic car

A beautiful question that spawned a futuristic car

Frank Moss at MIT Media Lab.

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