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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“Neoteny”: How can we release the 5-year-old questioner inside all of us?

“Neoteny”: How can we release the 5-year-old questioner inside all of us?

LinkedIn’s Jeff Weiner and Albert Einstein

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A blueprint for reinventing our schools

A blueprint for reinventing our schools

Nikhil Goyal, young author of One Size Does Not Fit All: A Student’s Assessment of School, and education and questioning.

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How can questioning help us learn and understand difficult concepts?

How can questioning help us learn and understand difficult concepts?

“How Can They Charge That? (And Other Questions).” Economics professor Robert H. Franks finds that questioning is a key tool in learning that sticks.

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Is knowing obsolete?

Is knowing obsolete?

TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra reframes the way we think about learning.

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How do we connect? (And how do we disconnect?)

How do we connect? (And how do we disconnect?)

Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain & tech.

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A historian’s view of questioning

A historian’s view of questioning

Historian David Hackett Fischer and six universal axioms.

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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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The DNA of a master questioner

The DNA of a master questioner

Guess what’s one of the 5 essential skills great innovators share? Author and educator Hal Gregersen talks about how businesses need to integrate questioning into their culture in order to be more innovative.

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What if we had a health care system instead of a ‘sick care system?’

What if we had a health care system instead of a ‘sick care system?’

An imaginary prize inspires this and other questions In an interesting recent article in the New York Times headlined “Imaginary Prizes Take Aim at Real Problems,” the reporter J. Peder Zane approached a number of MacArthur Foundation fellowship winners—i.e., people who are doing groundbreaking work on various important issues—and asked them the following beautiful question: […]

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Inquiring about the “Good Life”

Inquiring about the “Good Life”

Jonathan Fields and the “Good Life Project” video interviews.

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