Questions Are the Answer

A Breakthrough Approach to Your Most Vexing Problems at Work and in Life
CD - unabridged
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Product Number: DD40232
Released: Nov 13, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781982554255
Narrator/s: Rick Adamson
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What if you could unlock a better answer to your most vexing problemA??in your workplace, community, or home lifeA??just by changing the question? Talk to creative problem-solvers and they will often tell you, the key to their success is asking a different question. Take Debbie Sterling, the social entrepreneur who created GoldieBlox. The idea came when a friend complained about too few women in engineering and Sterling wondered aloud: "why are all the great building toys made for boys?" Or consider Nobel laureate Richard Thaler, who asked: "would it change economic theory if we stopped pretending people were rational?" Or listen to technologist Elon Musk, who routinely challenges assumptions with questions like: "What are people accepting as an industry standard when thereA??s room for significant improvement?" Great questions like these have a catalytic qualityA??that is, they dissolve barriers to creative thinking and channel the pursuit of solutions into new, accelerated pathways. Often, the moment they are voiced, they have the paradoxical effect of being utterly surprising yet instantly obvious. For innovation and leadership guru Hal Gregersen, the power of questions has always been clearA??but it took some years for the follow-on question to hit him: If so much depends on fresh questions, shouldnA??t we know more about how to arrive at them? That sent him on a research quest ultimately including over two hundred interviews with creative thinkers. Questions Are the Answer delivers the insights Gregersen gained about the conditions that give rise to catalytic questionsA??and breakthrough insightsA??and how anyone can create them.

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Author(s): Hal Gregersen
Narrator(s): Rick Adamson
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Released: Nov 13, 2018
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Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: #9780062876966
Author(s): Hal Gregersen
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Released: Nov 13, 2018
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