does not invite any particular answer, but open up discussion or
elicit a wide range of answers for
Question is specific and
must be answered with a yes or no, or with details as appropriate.
Open your mind to what is possible, help you
discover new opportunities,
uncover the roots of a problem, and
find creative solutions
to it ...
Questions that are meant to push, to challenge and to throw
conventional wisdom off balance. They give free rein to doubt,
disbelief and skepticism.
Questions that are aimed at getting deeper understanding of a
is an elusive concept,"
says Bill Gates.
"There's a certain sharpness, an ability to absorb new facts. To
walk into a situation, have something explained to you and
immediately say, "Well, what about this?" To ask an insightful
What If?' and other questions that
challenge your assumptions and turn your findings inside out and
upside down. They rearrange, alter, modify, distort, adjust
and twist the things until you can discover something brand new...
Questions that use existing knowledge as a base from which to "kick
off" like a swimmer making a turn.
that are aimed at
getting information on a particular subject.
Questions that can instantly open your eyes, transform your life and
launch you in a whole new direction. ...
Question is intended to
get more information or to elicit an opinion.
Question is aimed at
finding the difference that makes the difference.
Challenge accuracy and completeness of
thinking in a way that acts to move people towards their ultimate
Help you assess your
increase your individual performance...