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Questions Can Help Diffuse Our Sense of “Otherness”

Questions Can Help Diffuse Our Sense of “Otherness” Was thinking the other day how interesting it is that, no matter who we are, we tend to surround ourselves with other people like us. We group ourselves by all manner of … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Personal Identity

Identity exists on many levels: who we are; who we think we are; who others think we are; who we think others think we are. According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, “We often speak of one’s ‘personal identity’ as what makes one … Continue reading

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Understanding the Question Is Half the Battle

Understanding the Question Is Half the Battle Just saw this tweet: It reminded me of several pieces of advice my dad gave me repeatedly during my primary and secondary education. First, he used to admonish continually, “If you don’t know, … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Underway!!

Let’s Get Underway!! So this blog is based on a little book called 1,001 Real-Life Questions for Women: A Self-Exploration Workbook to Make You Laugh, Cry, Ponder, Ruminate, & Consider. And it literally contains 1,001 questions. The first question many … Continue reading

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2 Experts to Speak About the Power of Question-Asking and Journaling

2 Experts to Speak About the Power of Question-Asking and Journaling ASKING QUESTIONS is a fantastic growth tool, for many reasons. The mere phrasing of a thought in the form of a question causes our brain instantly to begin to … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Question Book

A Different Kind of Question Book   Question books have been popular for decades, because human nature is innately inquisitive. A recent search of Amazon using the term “questions” reveals more than 100,000 titles. My new book, 1,001 Real-Life Questions … Continue reading

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Want Better Conversations? Ask Better Questions

Want Better Conversations? Ask Better Questions The reason for the effectiveness of questions in communication is quite obvious.  When you assert, whether in politics, business, or day-to-day life, the reaction of the listener depends to some degree on his or … Continue reading

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The Power and Process of Asking – and Answering – Questions

The Power and Process of Asking – and Answering – Questions If you don’t ask the right questions, you don’t get the right answers. A question asked in the right way often points to its own answer. Asking questions is … Continue reading

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