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Over the last few years, I’ve really come to appreciate good questions. Questions are powerful. They open up new worlds. They facilitate discovery. They calm waters or wage war. They elicit powerful emotions.
In the book Power Questions by Andrew Sobel and Jerold Panas, the topic of questions is explored in depth. I highly recommend it. Although they explore 337 questions, there is one question that stands out:
As we near the end of the 2012 year, a lot of people start reflecting on the year & asking themselves certain questions; Did I accomplish all I set out to accomplish? Was it a good year for me? Or a bad year? Then after the reflection stage takes place, the resolutions to do better in the upcoming year start to flow. Well… I didn’t quit smoking like I wanted to, so I’ll try that again this year. Or I got close to my 30 pound weight loss goal but, didn’t quite reach it – I’ll do that next year, etc. According to squidoo.com, these are the Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions made in 2012: Read More