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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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. Find out what makes them mind-altering at this Huffington Post article by Scott Goodson.

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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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Who is entitled to ask questions in class? {Excerpt from AMBQ}

Who is entitled to ask questions in class? {Excerpt from AMBQ}

The issue of “who gets to ask the questions in class” is one that touches on matters of purpose, power, control, and, arguably, even race and social class. An excerpt from A MORE BEAUTIFUL QUESTION.

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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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“Today, we can’t afford to become adults”

“Today, we can’t afford to become adults”

MIT’s Joichi Ito’s thoughts on change, questioning, and childlike wonder

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Michelle Obama on friendship, fear of failure, and focusing on learning

Michelle Obama on friendship, fear of failure, and focusing on learning

Michelle Obama’s advice to her younger self offers some good life lessons and even a shout-out to asking questions.

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How might questioning tie in with health and fitness?

How might questioning tie in with health and fitness?

I don’t necessarily associate health clubs with questioning—or with innovation, for that matter. But Anytime Fitness enlightened me…

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Can a school be built on questions? {AMBQ excerpt}

Can a school be built on questions? {AMBQ excerpt}

Deborah Meier on “What if our schools could train students to be better lifelong learners by enabling them to be better questioners?“

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What happened when young Woz asked “Why”

What happened when young Woz asked “Why”

Steve Wozniak has lots of stories. But the ones I found most interesting have to do with Wozniak’s curiosity as a boy. When he would ask his engineer father questions, the answers changed Wozniak’s world. Whose world have you changed lately?

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What’s really going on when we “have no time” to question?

What’s really going on when we “have no time” to question?

We’re running away from our own thoughts during these “too busy” days. If you’re afraid of the void, here’s why to fill it with a question.

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