The Engines of Intellect
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“Questions are the engines of intellect, the cerebral machines which convert energy to motion, and curiosity to controlled inquiry.” - David Hackett Fischer
Want to learn faster and better? Ask good questions. Period.
Study the habits of today’s most successful learners, thinkers, and doers and you’ll find one common skill: a mastery of the art and science of asking good questions.
Good questions are the catalysts for deeper understanding, critical thinking, and creative problem-solving. They challenge assumptions, reveal gaps, and spark curiosity.
In 1962, John F. Kennedy asked, "Why go to the moon?" Not a plan. A question.
That question changed the trajectory of an entire nation's space program.
Today’s lesson is simple (but important).
Talk less, ask more questions.
Your journey accelerates when your mouth closes and your mind opens.
Because questions, ultimately, are keys. Keys that unlock deeper understanding and insights.
Asking a good question is a simple trick, often overlooked.
Why? Because we love ourselves and our own narratives.
We love being right, and questions open up the possibility for us to be wrong.
But if we stop telling, start asking and go deep, your life start to move much faster, in the right direction.
Let’s dive into the ‘how’.
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