Did you ask someone a question today? Asking questions makes us human, it helps us to establish connections, learn and transform. This book turns the spotlight on the craft of asking questions. Learn the ropes from all walks of life, like Socrates, a hairdresser, Einstein, a help desk employee, Lao Tse and a police detective. Use the practical tips and fun facts in this book to your advantage during birthday parties, when you meet the parents, at networking events or a first date. Are you ready to turn the focus to the other, ask questions, listen better and in the end: learn more?
Els Dragt feels that being curious is certainly not a crime. She is an independent trainer, lecturer, researcher and author with 20 years of experience. Els travels the globe to stimulate professionals and students to create more human-centered innovation. She activates you to look elsewhere, ask questions and explore more. Els published several research related books, such as ‘How to Research Trends’ and ‘Dare to Ask’. Jeroen Timmer’s brain is always on. He is a creative thinker and tinkerer, 24/7 on the lookout for alternative solutions that make this world a better place. He is trained in IT, worked at Sony and decided to switch careers. With a diploma at Rietveld Arts Academy under his belt, he now works as an independent circular designer.