I have been obsessed with the power questions over the last few years.
Like the urgent rush of a flash flood rainstorm, a great question can dramatically alter the people around you.
“The ability to ask the right question is more than half the battle of finding the answer.” -Thomas J. Watson (CEO of IBM 1914 to 1956)
“Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.” -Anthony Robbins
“Good leaders ask great questions that inspire others to dream more, think more, learn more, do more, and become more.” -John Maxwell
Being mindful of the question superpower, I have been careful with the questions I ask others and to myself.
Over the last year, my research assistant and I have cataloged my favorite questions for personal development, professional development, and leadership into the Google document linked below.
This research was (and still is) a passion project to help myself, with the long-term intention of sharing this question research with others. The day is here, and the downloadable and printable worksheet is here: