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The art of asking good questions

Published: Sat, Aug 25, 2012|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , |

From Valeria Maltoni: Two ingredients to a good conversation are a subject that has done interesting things, and has an intriguing point of view, and a set of questions that demonstrate the interviewer is interested in exploring some of those projects and has a certain point of view.

I'm thinking about Terry Gross at NPR and Charlie Rose with PBS. · Go to The art of asking good questions →

Open questions

Published: Wed, Sep 28, 2011|Filed in: Exercises, meeting designs & questions|Topics: , |

Open questions are designed to encourage full, meaningful, open-ended answers using the respondent’s own knowledge, opinions and feelings. Open questions are good for developing a conversation and finding out more detail; they ask the respondent to think and reflect. The opposite is closed questions, which encourage short or single-word answers.

Open-ended questions typically begin with words such as “Why,” “How,” […]

Inquiry Institute

Published: Tue, Nov 21, 2006|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , |

What is does it mean to be a leader? What does leadership mean? Why does leadership matter? Who can be a leader? What motivates us to contribute? What are the obstacles or challenges to leading? What are some metaphors for the conditions that leader · Go to Inquiry Institute →