(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) The desire to be known for something hinders you from connecting with others, who could potentially help you solve problems. I say that because, you become selfish with your ideas and you choose to not connect with people because you think they would steal it. I … Continue reading PRIDE LIMITS SUCCESS
(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) The wrong question is asked, based on incomplete information or faulty assumptions, often because those formulating the questions are too far removed from the problem they're trying to solve. One of the best ways to overcome this is try to close the distance between the questioner … Continue reading Can contextual inquiry solve our problems?
(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) The Five Whys methodology originated in Japan and is credited to Sakihi Toyoda, the founder of Toyota Industries. Toyota used the practice of asking why five times in a succession as a means of getting to the root of a particular manufacturing problem. For example, a … Continue reading The 5 Whys
I was watching Joe Rogan podcast and he was interviewing Kevin Hart. Click Here to Watch https://youtu.be/QiqYXEyU5I8 Kevin Hart was talking about the keys to success and even though the whole video was phenomenal and inspirational. He said something that really stood out to me, mainly because it is my same viewpoint on life. He … Continue reading WHY NOT?
* information obtained from “ A More Beautiful Question” Book Certainty Epidemic is the widespread tendency of people to question less than they should. Even when people do ask questions, they’re often relying on those same unreliable gut instincts and biases. Everything that’s ever happened to you or occurred to you in your life informs … Continue reading Certainty Epidemic
(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) According to Tom Monahan, 180-degree thinking is thinking wrong. For example, in his workshop he encourages participants to come up with ideas for things that don't work; an oven that can't cook, a car that doesn't move. Even though it might sound crazy, when you actually … Continue reading 180 Degree Thinking
I was reading Exodus last night before I went to bed. I came across a verse that really stuck out to me. ( Deuteronomy 19:15 to 21) It really made sense to me and it was easy to see its presence in todays world. Hence, why the bible even talks about not sparing the rod … Continue reading No Punishment = No Fear of God
(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) The term stepping back is often used when we talk about questioning; step back and ask why, step back and reconsider, and so forth. But what are we stepping back from? When stepping back we need to distance ourselves from our assumptions and expertise; you have … Continue reading Stepping back helps us move forward
*information obtained from " A More Beautiful Question" by Warren Berger If you're in a situation when you feel pressured to look a certain way; which could be categorized as fear, then that would cause you to lose your curiosity because you are in fear of being different. You are in fear of standing out … Continue reading Fear is the enemy of Curiosity
*information obtained from " A More Beautiful Question by Warren Berger" Here are the steps required to help you ask more powerful Why Questions Step back. (changing your perception | looking at things differently or with new eyesNotice what others miss. | what problems didn't the solution solve?Challenge assumptions including your own Gain a deeper … Continue reading How to ask powerful Why questions?