Ask Better Questions

In most innovative processes, the first key step is to sense or understand the issue at hand. This involves asking questions. Too often, we dismiss the importance of crafting a power question. In this article from Julia Boorstin, a CNBC Reporter, she highlights 6 ways to ask better questions as she uses in journalism.

  1. Inquire, don’t interrogate
  2. Don’t underestimate the power of surprise
  3. *Really* Listen
  4. Don’t “Ask” with a statement – just get to the point already
  5. Ask both the questions people are eager to answer, and those they’re absolutely not
  6. Break up big questions into little bites

Read the full article here

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