The Art of Answering Questions – John Braddock – Medium

Sometimes, asking the right question is important too. – GenX66


Some of the questions have been factual (“What is . . . ?”). Some have been procedural (“How should . . . ?”). Others have been strategic (“What if . . . ?”). To answer those questions, I used data…
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  1. More often it is more basic than even this. The cliche “there is no such thing as a a stupid question..” is incorrect. Many questions are stupid, or more accurately defined as “lazy”. As the author says, the “questioner” usually already has an answer in their head.

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  2. But he goes on to describe how to separate the answer and perhaps, plant a new one.

    Oh, go back and read my updated post on DNA hacking. I have a story to tell one day. Too soon.

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  3. May work once in a while, but 90% of people always want what they want, and it is tough to truly persuade them to change their mind, particularly over the long course. Being able to see things from a new perspective only places you in a small minority.

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