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"The person who asks questions is more helpful than the person who offers advice." James Clear

It’s more important to have good questions than good answers. Socrat. Question Prompts to Solve Your Startup Problems. 5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students. My first year teaching, a literacy coach came to observe my classroom. After the students left, she commented on how I asked the whole class a question, would wait just a few seconds, and then answer it myself. "It's cute," she added.

Um, I don't think she thought it was so cute. I think she was treading lightly on the ever-so shaky ego of a brand-new teacher while still giving me some very necessary feedback. So that day, I learned about wait/think time. Many would agree that for inquiry to be alive and well in a classroom that, amongst other things, the teacher needs to be expert at asking strategic questions, and not only asking well-designed ones, but ones that will also lead students to questions of their own. Keeping It Simple I also learned over the years that asking straightforward, simply-worded questions can be just as effective as those intricate ones.

. #1. This question interrupts us from telling too much. . #2. . #3. . #4. . #5. How do you ask questions in your classroom? The Wisdom of the Heart: Krista Tippett on Love and the Power of Asking Better Questions as a Spiritual Technology for Mastering the Art of Living. “Words are events, they do things, change things,” Ursula K.

The Wisdom of the Heart: Krista Tippett on Love and the Power of Asking Better Questions as a Spiritual Technology for Mastering the Art of Living

Le Guin wrote in her beautiful meditation on the power and magic of real human conversation. “They transform both speaker and hearer; they feed energy back and forth and amplify it. They feed understanding or emotion back and forth and amplify it.” Hardly anyone in our time has been a greater amplifier of spirits than longtime journalist, On Being host, and patron saint of nuance Krista Tippett — a modern-day Simone Weil who has been fusing spiritual life and secular culture with remarkable virtuosity through her conversations with physicists and poets, neuroscientists and novelists, biologists and Benedictine monks, united by the quality of heart and mind that Einstein so beautifully termed “spiritual genius.” If I’ve learned nothing else, I’ve learned this: a question is a powerful thing, a mighty use of words. Rilke on Embracing Uncertainty and Living the Questions. By Maria Popova Jacqueline Novogratz’s wonderful commencement address reminded me of a favorite excerpt from the Rainer Maria Rilke classic Letters to a Young Poet (public library) — a beautifully articulated case for the importance of living the questions, embracing uncertainty, and allowing for intuition.

Rilke on Embracing Uncertainty and Living the Questions

I beg you, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point is to live everything. Live the questions now. Learning. Ethics.

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The Daily Questions. Motivational Interview. Ask Unique Questions. 8 Powerful Questions for Discovering What You Really Want. The key to living a life that’s brimming with satisfaction, happiness and meaning is discovering what you really want.

8 Powerful Questions for Discovering What You Really Want

And yet few of us know how to get to our core desires. We end up letting life live us instead of living according to our own intentions and designs. I’m writing this article in December, and every year at this time, I watch people grapple with the New Year’s Resolution dilemma: To resolve or not to resolve? And if so, what? Most of us have learned from experience that making resolutions doesn’t change our lives. Deciding to enhance your life is a noble act. To create a life that excites you and lets you unfold your true potential, you need to begin with identifying what you really want in your life. When you know, deep in your heart, what you want to have, and do, and be, you have authentic guidelines for living.

To get started on discovering what it is that you really want in life, take time to consider the following questions and to answer them for yourself. 1. 2. 3. 25 Good Questions To Ask People. Executive Qualities.