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109 | Ask Stupid Questions, Get Stupid Answers

In this episode, we are with Cat and Andy and they are talking about the importance of asking the right questions that will eventually lead to the answers or ideas that we need. In their conversation, they share the kinds of questions we can use that will help us get quality answers.

Tune in to this episode now and let’s learn a vital skill that will greatly help us in different aspects in our professional and personal life. 

Quotes:

"When We're Really Really Trying To Be Truthful, And We're Really Trying To Get The Right Information, Asking The Right Questions In The Right Way Is Really Critical.”

“Even If Things Are Stupid Or Sound Stupid, You Don't Discount Them, You Put Them Down, There's No Judgment On The Ideas.”

“What Your Previous Experience Is Not Necessarily Limited To What You Experienced Firsthand.”

“The Quality Of The Questions That You Ask Is Going To Determine The Quality Of The Answers And Information That You Get.”

Show Notes:

(00:00) Podcast Intro

(00:27) Asking The Right Questions

(04:04) Drawing From The Previous Experiences

(07:18) People Are Limited By Their Thoughts

(10:18) The Importance Of Brainstorming

(14:03) Seeing The Limits Around 

(16:29) Looking Into Others’ Successes 

(18:25) Defining Ourselves

(19:34) Being In A Tribe Or Mastermind Groups

(21:29) Actually Asking For Help

(23:42) Applicable Take-aways

(26:42) Join Our Facebook Group: Success Code To Being Self-Employed in IT

(27:20) Andy’s New Book The Consultant’s Code Has Recently Made It To #1 As The 

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(28:28) Check Out The Consultant’s Code Book At https://theconsultantscode.com