Ask More

The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change

by Frank Sesno

On Sale: 01/10/2017

Price: $25.00

Book Summary

The right questions can convey interest, feed curiosity, and reveal answers that can change the course of your life. Just ask more!

About the Book

What hidden skill links successful people in all walks of life--across cultures, industries, generations . . . all of time? The answer is surprisingly simple: they know how to ask the right questions at the right time. Questions help us break down barriers, discover secrets, solve puzzles, and imagine new ways of doing things. The right question can provide for us not only the answer we need right then but also the ones we’ll need tomorrow. Emmy award–winning journalist and media expert Frank Sesno wants to teach you how to question others in a methodical, intentional way so that you can find the same success that others have found by mastering this simple skill. From the author’s illuminating interviews that he has included in the book, you will learn:• How the Gates Foundation used strategic questions to plan its battle against malaria• How turnaround expert Steve Miller uses diagnostic questions to get to the heart of a company's problems• How creative questions animated a couple of techie dreamers to brainstorm Uber • How journalist Anderson Cooper uses confrontational questions to hold people accountableThroughout Ask More, you’ll explore all different types of inquiries--from questions that cement relationships, to those that will help you plan for the future. By the end, you’ll know what to ask and when, what you should listen for, and what you can expect as the outcome.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780814436714
  • ISBN 10: 0814436714
  • Imprint: AMACOM
  • On Sale: 01/10/2017
  • Pages: 272
  • List Price: $25.00
  • Publisher: AMACOM
  • Publication Date: 01/10/2017
  • Trim Size: 159.000mm x 235.000mm x 22.000mm
  • Weight: 512.000gr
  • Category 1 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Communication / General
  • Category 2 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Decision-Making & Problem Solving
  • Category 3 : SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Success
  • Category 4 : SELF-HELP / Communication & Social Skills
  • Category 5 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
  • Category 6 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Skills