The 6 Questions I Ask Every Day (and that You Should, Too)

I’ve heard it said from numerous sources that we are only as successful as the questions we ask.

Perhaps Rick Warren said it best in a TED Talk years ago: “Great innovation comes from great questions.” The same can be said of great relationships, great mindsets, and even great blog posts (seriously, a lot of my writing comes from asking questions).

So, what questions are you asking yourself and others?

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What questions should you ask? If you don’t know what questions you should be asking, the list below will get you started on the right track.

The 6 questions I ask every day

1. For what am I thankful today?

This goes back to the first of 16 simple things you can do to make this a great day. Ask yourself the simple question, for what am I thankful today?

Go ahead and list a few things. Write them down if possible. Keep a gratitude journal. Or say them out loud when you can.

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“For someone who loves to learn, you’re not very teachable.”

~Me, to myself about six months ago.

Child going Shhhhh

Six months ago I had the opportunity to speak with a well-known blogger, someone who has more than 200,000 subscribers and is doing exactly what I want to do. He agreed to coach me for what ended up being more than an hour. I was excited for days before the call.

About twenty minutes into the call, I realized I wasn’t getting much out of the call.

But why? Here I was talking to someone I admire and I wasn’t learning a thing. How could this be?

And then it hit me:

Shut up.