Warren Berger

Innovation expert and questionologist Warren Berger has studied hundreds of the world’s foremost innovators, entrepreneurs, and creative thinkers to learn how they ask questions, generate original ideas, and solve problems. He is the author or co-author of 12 books, including his three books about the power of questioning: BEAUTIFUL QUESTIONS IN THE CLASSROOM: Transforming Classrooms Into Cultures of Curiosity and Inquiry, THE BOOK OF BEAUTIFUL QUESTIONS: The Powerful Questions That Will Help You Decide, Create, Connect, and Lead, and A MORE BEAUTIFUL QUESTION: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas. Warren’s writing appears regularly in Psychology Today, Fast CompanyHarvard Business Review, and The New York Times. He lives in New York. Follow him on Twitter at @GlimmerGuy and subscribe to his blog posts.

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Why must businesses step back in order to move forward?

Why must businesses step back in order to move forward?

“Big Innovations Question the Status Quo. How Do You Ask the Right Questions?”

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Einstein and questioning

Einstein and questioning

Exploring the inquiring mind of one of our greatest thinkers

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Daniel Pink: “A uniquely human skill”

Daniel Pink: “A uniquely human skill”

“What does it mean to learn? Most of us eventually realize that genuine learning is less about delivering the right answers and more about asking the right questions. That’s why BEAUTIFUL QUESTIONS IN THE CLASSROOM is so important. Inquiry develops self-direction and deepens curiosity. And in an age of automation, questioning is a uniquely human skill, one we should foster in school and in life. This book is an essential read for educators at every level.”

—Daniel Pink, New York Times bestselling author of WhenDrive, and A Whole New Mind

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Adam Grant: “Full of instantly useful answers”

Adam Grant: “Full of instantly useful answers”

“Why don’t we ask enough questions? Why do we ask so many bad questions? And how can we ask the kinds of great questions that make us better at leading, deciding, connecting and creating? The Book of Beautiful Questions isn’t just a thought-provoking book on questions—it’s also full of instantly useful answers.”

—Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Originals, Give and Take, and Option B with Sheryl Sandberg

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Lisa Bodell: “A must-have skill for success”

Lisa Bodell: “A must-have skill for success”

“In The Book of Beautiful Questions Warren Berger shows us the incredible power that inquiry has to approach problems differently and to unearth powerful, innovative solutions. In an increasingly complicated world, knowing how to ask provocative questions is a must-have skill for success.”

—Lisa Bodell
bestselling author of Why Simple Wins, and CEO of FutureThink

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Greg McKeown: “The difference between a busy life and a life that really matters”

Greg McKeown: “The difference between a busy life and a life that really matters”

“Use Warren Berger and his latest book as a guide for asking not only more beautiful questions but also more important ones. It may well make the difference between a busy life and a life that really matters.”

—Greg McKeown, New York Times bestselling author of Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

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Frank Sesno: “Warren Berger raises questioning to an art form”

Frank Sesno: “Warren Berger raises questioning to an art form”

“Warren Berger raises questioning to an art form. The Book of Beautiful Questions is a vital read for anyone who wants to excel at creativity, leadership, decision-making and interpersonal skills. Berger offers a symphony of questions that will inspire you to become your own maestro of inquiry.”

—Frank Sesno, former CNN anchor and author ofAsk More

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Marshall Goldsmith: “Be a better thinker, partner, problem-solver, and leader”

Marshall Goldsmith: “Be a better thinker, partner, problem-solver, and leader”

“Being an effective leader is not so much about having all the answers as asking the right questions. In The Book of Beautiful Questions, Warren Berger shows why questioning is critical to success—and provides hundreds of questions that can help you be a better thinker, partner, problem-solver, and leader.”

—Marshall Goldsmith, New York Times bestselling author of Triggers and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

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Dorie Clark: “A transformational resource you’ll go back to again and again”

Dorie Clark: “A transformational resource you’ll go back to again and again”

The Book of Beautiful Questions gives us the power to re-imagine our lives. For those who seek to make better decisions and lead more effectively, it’s a transformational resource you’ll go back to again and again.”

—Dorie Clark, author of Entrepreneurial You and Stand Out

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