The Benefits Of Asking Good Questions

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Asking good questions can open a lot of doors and can propel you into success.

You learn a whole lot more if you ask questions. This is not just true for the classroom but is also true for life in general. This is why children ask so many questions; it is because they want to know more about the world. We can use the art of asking questions to know more about the world we live in.

Asking questions will give you the opportunity to become wiser. Everyone starts off as a beginner. The difference is that the person who asks questions from people higher up and wants to learn will rise through the ranks much faster than the person who tries to learn everything on their own.

If you ask the right questions, life will be much better and you will have efficient processes in place. Asking questions also aids in both learning and engagement. Teachers should always encourage their students to ask questions and they must ensure that they get across the message that asking questions is crucial to the learning process and it does not make them look bad in any way.

A lot of students will be hesitant in asking questions because they believe that they will look stupid if they do so. Believe me, you will not! If you do not know an answer to a question and you cannot find the answer, then you must ask. This will reduce the amount that you don’t know and will increase what you do know.

I always ask questions and I always like to make notes. A mantra I have is that I may mess up a thousand things once but I will never mess up one thing a thousand times. I am proud of this because I do feel like I can adapt once I know how to do something. This is vital to the workplace and in any environment. Learn to be efficient with the questions you ask so that you gain knowledge.

 

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  1. Kamran,
    I have to say I totally agree… I use to be one of those kids who didnโ€™t like raise my hand in class but after I realized I didnโ€™t understand certain things I got in the habit of asking because if you donโ€™t ask you will fail. I loved how you educated us on this blog… I talk to my oldest all the time about if you donโ€™t understand something always ask for help… โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ

  2. I really like this post. I recently have started asking more questions at work. I used to always think my colleagues would think I was โ€œstupidโ€ because I didnโ€™t know the answer (or how to complete a task). What Iโ€™ve learned is:

    – I save more time by asking, then trying to figure it out on my own
    -There are many people that do not know how to do the same thing I asked a question about
    -Asking creates a dialogue- compared to not asking
    -I am/feel more productive as I can complete the task efficiently once asking for guidance
    -People look up to me more now that I โ€œbite the bulletโ€ and asks questions ๐Ÿ˜Ž

    Therefore, I just ask questions whenever in doubt. Awesome post ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • Thank you sooo much ๐Ÿ˜Š

      A lot of people don’t tend to do it but we should all endeavour to ask questions as it gets us far in life

  3. Indubbiamente la conoscenza passa anche per le domande, purtroppo molta tecnologia, usata anche all’interno delle scuole, limita questa forma di conoscenza.
    Una volta il sapere si tramandava proprio con le domande tra i giovani e gli anziani, tra alunni e insegnanti….
    Bel post davvero.

  4. Agree. This is an amazing ability to ask questions correctly. And this, too, must learn.
    Just asking someone a question – what is it? – you are unlikely to cause a person to respond. It is good to be able to ask more substantive and specific questions that show that you tried to master this topic yourself, but did not fully understand it.

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