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Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling

This engaging and valuable book by Edgar H. Schein delves into the power of asking questions and how it can cultivate effective communication and meaningful relationships. Edgar H. Schein, a renowned organizational psychologist and former professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, brings his expertise to bear in this compelling exploration of the art of humble inquiry.

Schein emphasizes the significance of approaching interactions with humility and a genuine desire to understand others. The book introduces the concept of “humble inquiry” as a method of building trust, reducing barriers, and fostering productive dialogue. It offers practical insights and strategies for individuals to incorporate the principles of humble inquiry into their personal and professional lives, encouraging a shift from telling to asking in order to create open, trusting environments conducive to learning and collaboration.

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