How to better ask questions

𝐀𝐬𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐪𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐥𝐢𝐤𝐞 𝐝𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚 𝐜𝐚𝐫.
𝐖𝐞 𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐤 𝐰𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐭.

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Truth is:
Most of us are okay at it.
Some of us are pretty bad.
Few of us are really great.

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Imagine business.
You are a #Presales#Leader discussing with your team.
Or you are a #SolutionsEngineer running #discovery with your customers.

You want facts.
But they answer opinions.
You want analysis.
But they recall facts.

𝐒𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐟𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐫?

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Might be the words you use in your questions.
They trigger different ways of thinking.

Take 𝐁𝐥𝐨𝐨𝐦’𝐬 𝐓𝐚𝐱𝐨𝐧𝐨𝐦𝐲 as an example.
Bloom classified 6 hierarchical levels of the cognitive domain.
(Originally as a framework for categorizing educational goals.)

Question verbs can be attributed to each level.
Signals. Triggers.

I bet this can help asking questions better, too.
Strategically. Deliberately.

What you think?

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