In this groundbreaking book, journalist and innovation expert Warren Berger shows that one of the most powerful forces for igniting change in business and in our daily lives is a simple, under-appreciated toolaone that has been available to us since childhood. Questioningadeeply, imaginatively, abeautifullyaacan help us identify and solve problems, come up with game-changing ideas, and pursue fresh opportunities. So why are we often reluctant to ask aWhy?a Bergeras surprising findings reveal that even though children start out asking hundreds of questions a day, questioning afalls off a cliffa as kids enter school. In an education and business culture devised to reward rote answers over challenging inquiry, questioning isnat encouragedaand, in fact, is sometimes barely tolerated. And yet, as Berger shows, the most creative, successful people tend to be expert questioners. Theyave mastered the art of inquiry, raising questions no one else is askingaand finding powerful answers. The author takes us inside red-hot businesses like Google, Netflix, IDEO, and Airbnb to show how questioning is baked into their organizational DNA. He also shares inspiring stories of artists, teachers, entrepreneurs, basement tinkerers, and social activists who changed their lives and the world around themaby starting with a abeautiful question.a Berger explores important questions, such as: - Why arenat we nurturing kidsa natural ability to questionaand what can parents and schools do about that? - Since questioning is a starting point for innovation, how might companies and business leaders begin to encourage and exploit it? - And most important, how can each of us re-ignite that questioning sparkaand use inquiry as a powerful means to rethink and reinvent our lives? A More Beautiful Question outlines a practical Why / What If / How system of inquiry that can guide you through the process of innovative questioningahelping you find imaginative, powerful answers to your own abeautiful questions.aIn this groundbreaking book, journalist and innovation expert Warren Berger shows that one of the most powerful forces for igniting change in business and in our daily lives is a simple, under-appreciated toolaone that has been available ...
|Title||:||A More Beautiful Question|
|Publisher||:||Bloomsbury Publishing USA - 2014-03-04|