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13 Things you should never say in a media interview

Tim Ward | Posted 02.10.2016 | Impact
Tim Ward

(Written together with Teresa Erickson) We are two former journalists (and co-authors of The Master Communicator's Handbook) who for twenty years hav...

Striving for Meaning

Heather A. Paul | Posted 02.01.2016 | Religion
Heather A. Paul

What does it take to spark authentic conversation? Recent articles claim that people crave connection, are starved for meaning, are seeking questions ...

5 Awesome Questions to Ask Yourself in 2016

Susie Moore | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Often we do not take a moment and think about what really matters to us and what our contribution to the world is. Our wise old friend Socrates said "an unexamined life is not worth living." So take a few minutes, a quiet spot and ask these of yourself (warning: the answers might surprise you!):

How Asking the Right Question Will Help You Train Your Mind and Heal Your Life

Laura Probert, MPT | Posted 01.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Probert, MPT

This idea of asking questions, and not just any questions, but the biggest, baddest, life-changer type, is probably one of the oldest techniques in the book for shifting your mindset and changing the way you operate in your day to day. Did you read that book, or did you miss that one?

101 Fun and Interesting Questions To Perk Up Boring Gatherings

Andrea Reiser | Posted 01.04.2016 | Parents
Andrea Reiser

Our idyllic holiday break could easily devolve into everyone staring at their own electronic devices in the car, and quiet, boring dinners resulting from too much together time with nothing new to talk about. Sound familiar? I decided that our family time was too precious and fleeting to let that happen, so I began to think about what I could do to keep everyone engaged and happy.

I Want to Adopt a Child. Where Do I Start?

Lakshmi Iyer | Posted 12.22.2015 | Parents
Lakshmi Iyer

Every once in awhile, I hear from friends of friends, random strangers and acquaintances as they mull the prospect of adoption. Some have done their research and their questions have to do mostly about process. Some begin at the very beginning and are looking for resources to read. Then there are the few that have done all they can and are keen to hear about experiences as it might relate to them.

Why I Ask So Many Darn Questions in Church

Mary Cate Hickman | Posted 12.21.2015 | Religion
Mary Cate Hickman

I am a Gospel Doctrine Teacher for the Sunday School Class in the USC Ward. In other words, every other Sunday I give a 40-minute lesson on a selected...

True Confessions From A Surgeon: When The Instrument Breaks

Starla Fitch, M.D. | Posted 12.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Starla Fitch, M.D.

As I left the operating room to find the family and let them know all was well, I thought about that question: "How can I best help you now?" And I realized that it's a question that can be used any time we see a fellow human floundering. They can be hurting from a crisis or just wondering what to next.

Eight Questions for Eight Nights

Heather A. Paul | Posted 12.07.2015 | Religion
Heather A. Paul

I developed eight ponderables to answer with my community over the eight nights of Chanukah. I post the queries on social media, and I enjoy my friends' responses.

20 Questions For Hillary Clinton's Supporters From A Bernie Sanders Only Voter

H. A. Goodman | Posted 12.07.2015 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

If supporters of Hillary Clinton would answer the questions below, through a vantage point that doesn't entail moral relativism or the belief that Republicans are worse, then I'll do everything possible to ensure Hillary Clinton wins.

This Video Perfectly Captures Latinas' Holiday Nightmare Back Home

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.23.2015 | Latino Voices

It's the holiday season -- a time to relax and unwind with family and friends back home. But if you're Latina and single, you're already dreading a se...

Nurturing Your Business Brilliance

Lisa Murray | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Lisa Murray

There are so many expectations about how businesses should be created, and most of them squash the bliss and the brilliance out of you the moment you ...

The Dumbest Questions You Can Ask A Bartender

Thrillist | Posted 10.28.2015 | Taste

Some people say there's no such thing as a stupid question, but those people have never been asked about the gluten content of a margarita. Bartenders field questions like this all the time. So sad.

6 Questions to Stop Asking Latinos

Elizabeth Mandy Coreas | Posted 10.26.2015 | Latino Voices
Elizabeth Mandy Coreas

After several years of putting up with these types of questions and brushing them off as sheer ignorance, I decided I would take a stance on it and outline once and for all some of the most annoying questions you should quit asking Latinos

How To 'Fake It Til You Make It' And Be Successful

Quora | Posted 10.09.2015 | Business

I've been fortunate to have had some incredible mentors in my life, and with them the ability to sit in on and be surrounded by people that far exceed my current skill level. I seek these situations out because I know that the most effective way to grow is to play with and against people that are more skilled than you.

36 Questions to Ask Your Partner

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 10.07.2015 | Weddings
Vanessa Van Edwards

Social psychology researcher Arthur Aron of the Interpersonal Relationships Lab at Stony Brook University in New York developed 36 questions to help people break through each of the intimacy levels. You can do these with your partner or with friends. I highly recommend them to parents and teens.

Honest Questions For Every Candidate At CNN's Republican Debate

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 09.16.2015 | Comedy

Tonight marks the second Republican presidential debate. For some candidates, this is the last chance to make a lasting impression on Republican vote...

5 Eye-Opening Questions to Ask Your Employees

Mitch Causey | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
Mitch Causey

How often do we overlook details in our business because we're too busy barking orders rather than asking questions? My absolute favorite way to uncover little-known tidbits of new knowledge that can drive our business forward is by asking our team questions.

9 Questions That Will Point You in the Direction of Your Dream Career

Avelist | Posted 09.04.2015 | Business

It's easy to know that you're not happy with your current career path. (Hello, Sunday night blues.) But it's a whole lot harder to know what you want to be doing instead. There are so many options!

The 3 Questions Every Business Owner Must Ask

David Finkel | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
David Finkel

You can grow your business and get your life back. And the way you do that is by stop focusing on what you personally produce, and instead focus some of your time on getting your business (your staff, systems, and internal controls) to produce more.

Because I Said So

Denise Geelhart | Posted 08.14.2015 | Parents
Denise Geelhart

My daughter is curious, willful, and wants to know why everything happens in the world. In fact, "why?" is her favorite question. We try to answer all her questions and will even follow-up by looking something up on the internet or reading her a book on the topic.

2 Questions You Must Ask Yourself When You're Feeling Stuck

Lamisha Serf-Walls | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Lamisha Serf-Walls

photo credit: I'd like to think via photopin (license) Feeling stuck can be the most frustrating feeling in the world and by definition it depicts ...

Ask These 3 Questions to Power-Up Your Meetings

Alex Budak | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Alex Budak

Rather than accepting stale, vapid and mind-numbing meetings as a way of life, consider adding in these three questions to transform a meeting into an hour of team building, professional growth, and value reinforcement.

How to Survive a Boring Dinner Partner

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Imagine yourself at a dinner "stuck" next to someone who is rambling on about something you have no interest in. "How can this person be so boring?" y...

Beyond Academics: Leadership Link Between Classroom and Careers

Karthik Rajan | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

As we grow older, a gradual transition happens without us realizing it. The soaked sponge builds memories, waddles through new puddles of water, with very little absorption, focused on the destination rather than the here and now. How self-aware are we as humans on this natural progression?