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What Makes a Good Question?

| December 26, 2006

by Jim Bruce

It’s the day after Christmas and many of you are still on holiday.  However, I thought I’d send a quick note along.

We have all learned about the importance of asking the “right” questions, questions that help us get at underlying issues, questions that help us think, and questions that help others move issues forward.  In this piece Rick Brenner suggests that too often when we are in groups we focus on being the first one to provide the answer when a better focus would be on asking the right question.

You’ll find the piece at, 

I hope it provokes some thinking about the questions you ask.


Best wishes for a Happy New Year.  .  .  .  .     jim