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The Wealth Of A Nation

Frank Trentmann | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
Frank Trentmann

This historic chapter has fundamental lessons for today. Brexit is not just about economic costs and benefits. The fall of the pound, worried investors and anxieties about house prices -- of course, these matter.

6 Ways to Say 'I Don't Know' With Confidence, Credibility and Class

Dianna Booher | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

Many professionals fear speaking to their boss or a roomful of strangers not because of the planned presentation, but for the unplanned: what if they ask me a question I can't answer?

Big Heart Questions

Laura Lowery | Posted 05.17.2016 | Women
Laura Lowery

I laid in bed rapidly scribbling questions brought on by a month of heart meditations--sitting every night with both palms on my heart, trying to feel what exactly it is telling me. What does it mean to live from the heart? I want to know.

What If There Is Only Right Now? What Guides You?

Ayelet Baron | Posted 04.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ayelet Baron

What happens when you follow everyone else's ideas of how your life should be and find yourself empty and unfulfilled rushing from task to task from achievement to achievement? What happens when you did everything you were supposed to do and your tank is on empty?

11 Powerful Qs to Ask Before You Take the Job

Frank Macri | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Frank Macri

"Do you have any questions for us?" We've all been there. We finally make it to the end of the interview, and now it's our turn to ask the recruiter questions. Yet so many people freeze up at this point because they don't know what to say or fear they'll sound ignorant.

How Does It Feel? The Question I Wish You'd Ask Me as a Queer Man With Disabilities

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 03.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

There is a whole other level to sex and disability that you have missed by only focusing on the functionality of it all.

12 Questions to Live With

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 03.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

The invitation is to live with these questions rather than to live by. To live by suggests each question gets a neat and tight answer and all is well....

Stupid Questions Asked to Muslim Women

Asmaa AbuMezied | Posted 02.29.2016 | Women
Asmaa AbuMezied

I don't have a problem with people asking questions, but I do have a problem with the accusations, judgment and discrimination some of these questions have.

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
Thrillist

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
Quora

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 voter...