Do you have the ability to recognize another person gifts? Pastor Darby, " to bring out gifts in a person is what makes you valuable" One thing I have started to become aware of is the ability to recognize someone's skill or gift. I like to have conversations with people to see if I can … Continue reading Recognize People Gifts
Every word has a power or force behind it. Proverbs 18:21 puts it this way: “The tongue has the power of life and death.” The stakes are high. Your words can either speak life, or your words can speak death. Our tongues can build others up, or they can tear them down. An unchecked fire doubles in size every minute. When you … Continue reading What Spirit is behind your WORDS
(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) Pg. 162 & 163 Bertrand Russell the philospher once said, In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you take for granted. Usually, mission statements in the corporate world are taken for granted, ignored, and occasionally … Continue reading Mission Statement v. Question Statement
(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) Question storming focus less on volume and moves more quickly to improving the questions generated by the group, by opening closed questions and closing opened ones. The key is to converge around the best questions. However, with brain storming many ideas are tossed out, but the … Continue reading Question Storming
(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) What is a Deferred-Life Plan? A deferred-life plan is when ambitious young entrepreneurs devote themselves entirely to making money in the present, so that at some later point they'll have the means to pursue what really matters to them once they take the time to figure … Continue reading Deferred-Life Plan
We all need a Tortoise Enclosure. A tortoise enclosure is that sheltered, quiet place where you can go for extended periods to think without interruption. This place can enable oneself to write or engage in other creative activities, but going to the tortoise enclosure can also enable deep questioning which is a form of creative … Continue reading Tortoise Enclosure
(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) Among the reasons people tend to avoid fundamental questioning of much of what they do in their lives (especially the important things), four stand out: Questioning is seen as counterproductive; it's the answers that most people are focused on finding, because the answers, it is believed, … Continue reading Why are you evading inquiry?
(*information obtained from the book “A More Beautiful Question”) People are too busy doing things to actually ask why they're doing them, that habit seems to be formed early in their life. As mentioned in the earlier post called " No Time to Evaluate" people nowadays don't have much time to evaluate what they are … Continue reading Mindless Doing
(*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?