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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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 it better.

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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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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 to take the opportunity to come up with some beautiful questions of your own. Here’s why and how…

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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 the Edutopia piece—but that are well worth sharing.

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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 about wondering and questioning.

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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 ode to the power of a question.

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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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