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9

FINDING THE RIGHT QUESTION

People mistakenly assume that their thinking is done by their head; it is actually done by the heart, which first dictates the conclusion, then commands the head to provide the reasoning that will defend it.

Anthony de Mello

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I talked in Chapter 8 about the power of questions, and in particular incisive questions, for overcoming the limiting assumptions that hold us back. A limiting assumption is the perception that we have of reality, either about ourselves, a situation we are in or the world at large. So how do you know what question to ask? You can identify the assumptions that are going on in a person's head simply ...

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