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People in the news using beautiful questions

People in the news using beautiful questions

When you’re a questionologist, you can’t help spotting beautiful questions in your reading. Below are a few I found [...]

The Best Networking Advice 

The Best Networking Advice 

My recent article on questioning as a quiet person's superpower struck a chord with author Susan Cain who called it [...]

How asking questions at work can help you

How asking questions at work can help you

You might be hesitant to ask questions of your bosses. But it’s important to do so because it enables you [...]

Questolutions: The Power of Questions to Get Things Done

Questolutions: The Power of Questions to Get Things Done

Why do questions motivate us more than resolutions? [...]

These 5 questions are “creativity killers.” If you find you’re asking yourself any of them, just stop.

These 5 questions are “creativity killers.” If you find you’re asking yourself any of them, just stop.

The questions we ask ourselves about creativity also can undermine creative confidence or cause us to misdirect our efforts. Here [...]

Bringing beautiful questions to South Carolina

Bringing beautiful questions to South Carolina

My immersive first-year reading experience at the University of South Carolina as the chosen book/author. [...]

It’s Back to School as Usual, But in Many Questioning Classrooms It’s Not School as Usual

It’s Back to School as Usual, But in Many Questioning Classrooms It’s Not School as Usual

The curiosity and engagement unleashed by a questioning environment is undeniably powerful and lasting. [...]

36 Questions

36 Questions

The 36 questions used in Arthur Aron’s experiment are wonderful examples of open-ended, deep questions. A discussion of the power [...]

Visualizing questioning

Visualizing questioning

A new art form is flourishing—the art of visualizing talks. See how some skillful visual notetakers have made art out [...]

Is “critical thinking” in critical condition? How questions can help.

Is “critical thinking” in critical condition? How questions can help.

Want to be a better critical thinker? Questions can be a powerful way to spot false narratives and “weaponized lies.” [...]

Find Your Passion with These 8 Thought-Provoking Questions

Find Your Passion with These 8 Thought-Provoking Questions

The following eight questions—shared by a noteworthy lineup of entrepreneurs, innovators, consultants, and creative thinkers—can help you figure out where [...]

The inquiring mind of Reggie Watts: A Top 12 list of his questions

The inquiring mind of Reggie Watts: A Top 12 list of his questions

I don’t know if they qualify as “beautiful questions” but there’s something oddly fascinating about the imaginative questions that band [...]

Coaching and the art of asking beautiful questions

Coaching and the art of asking beautiful questions

At the 2016 Capital Coaches Conference I'll be discussing my belief that coaches, who already know the power of great [...]

“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 [...]

Questioning Fuels Innovation. So Why Don’t We Inquire More?

Questioning Fuels Innovation. So Why Don’t We Inquire More?

By being willing to ask ‘why,’ inquiring leaders can inspire others around them to do likewise. And as the questions [...]

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