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Asking questions is one of the most prominent ways to cultivate knowledge. With the rise of tribes and communities,
Twitter is becoming a platform where people find incredible value by simply asking questions.
Really Good Questions is a hand curated library powered by Twitter's most influential people.
Get curious by searching for some of the best questions people asked on Twitter.
What advice seems obviously right, is relatively easy to follow, and is usually ignored?— Sam Altman (@sama) June 3, 2019
What’s the difference between a coach and a therapist?— Hiten Shah (@hnshah) May 30, 2019
Looking for something new to watch. What are the most educational, interesting, or insightful videos on YouTube?— James Clear (@JamesClear) April 17, 2019
What was your best investment in the last ten years?— Neil Strauss (@neilstrauss) May 22, 2019
What’s your favorite productivity hack?— Ryan Hoover (@rrhoover) January 6, 2019
I’ll RT the most creative and unusual suggestions. 😊
What’s your favorite job interview question?— Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) May 7, 2019
- If you were me, what kind of candidate / role would you be looking for?
- If you joined and then in 3-6 months you were no longer here, why would that be?
- What was your last boss/partner like? How would they describe you?
What Makes A Good Social Media Manager?— Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) May 9, 2019
What is one question that is useful to ask yourself from time to time?— James Clear (@JamesClear) April 20, 2019
What book are you reading these days? I'll start! Swing Time by Zadie Smith. pic.twitter.com/1JoSeOYDiv— Abadesi (@Abadesi) February 26, 2019
What SaaS product do you pay for that you like the least?— Hiten Shah (@hnshah) April 20, 2019
What are your biggest questions about building a portfolio site?— Ali Spittel 🐞 (@ASpittel) May 17, 2019
What have you learned about yourself today?— Hiten Shah (@hnshah) March 22, 2019
What is some advice you wish you’d been given for your first presentation/talk?— 🌙 Stephanie Drescher ✨ (@seaotta) June 17, 2019
What’s your favorite product or service that doesn’t exist anymore, that you miss most?— Erika Hall (@mulegirl) May 30, 2019
My memory is mediocre, which I think makes me a better person to work with:— Sahil Lavingia (@shl) May 24, 2019
- I write everything important down, minimizes miscommunication
- It takes me a lot of effort to hold onto a lie
- I'm good at moving past distractions
What's your weakness-as-strength?
What is the kindest thing a stranger has ever done for you?— Nick Harvey (@mrnickharvey) April 13, 2019
I want to:— Sahil Lavingia (@shl) May 20, 2019
- Publish a fantasy novel
- Perform standup comedy
- Produce an animated film
What do you want to do that's outside of your traditional "career" trajectory?
What cool sleep apps, gadgets, techniques are people using?— Brianne Kimmel (@briannekimmel) May 22, 2019
Asking as a consumer who wants better sleep 🌙
What are the best learning resources (books, articles, podcasts, talks, etc) you've come across related to ISAs?— Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) May 6, 2019
Let's make a list.
👇Quora question: How long should a founder be without salary?— Andrew Chen (@andrewchen) March 16, 2019
What are some non-obvious ideas or habits that can change your life—that once you know about them, you don’t want to live without them again?— Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) December 16, 2018
How do you do retros and idea brainstorming efficiently online?— Andreas Klinger ✌️ (@andreasklinger) May 13, 2019
Are there good online whiteboard tools you can recommend?
Are there better ways to do this?
Have you been paid to speak at a conference? Please share the type of talk (keynote, workshop, talk), the name of the conference and how much you got paid. Thank you! 🙏🏽— Veni Kunche (@venikunche) May 21, 2019
There isn't a lot of transparency around this. I want folks from marginalized communities to be informed.
Tough question for the day:— James Clear (@JamesClear) June 21, 2019
What are you avoiding just because you know the answer is painful?
What’s the #1 thing that blocks your creativity?— Marc Hemeon (@hemeon) May 31, 2019
What was the best article you read this week?— Pomp 🌪 (@APompliano) November 17, 2018
Any topic is fair game.
One sentence to your 20-year-old self. Go 💬— Product Hunt (@ProductHunt) May 23, 2019
What are great examples of OSS contributions that go beyond lines of code?— Devon (@devonzuegel) April 13, 2019
- Design work like @ashleymcnamara's cute gopher art
- Community organizing like what @TheLarkInn does for @webpack
- Question-answering like on @StackOverflow
- Podcasts like @thebikeshed
What's a non-coding discipline or skill that programmers could benefit from learning?— 🎏Glitch (@glitch) May 1, 2019
I want to hear from newbies! What's a course, book or tutorial that you found helpful? I want to make a list of resources to learn to code that are actually beginner-friendly. Thank you! 🙏🏾#CodeNewbie #WomenInTech #100DaysOfCode— Veni Kunche (@venikunche) May 20, 2019
What are the best frameworks, tools, or strategies you’ve come across for time allocation & management? https://t.co/oW8U9TVVnq— Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) March 26, 2019
Have you ever replaced a bad habit with a good one? If so, what did you do?— James Clear (@JamesClear) February 21, 2019
Answered this weirdly generic question on Quora: "What is your advice for startup CEOs?" Here's 10 random thoughts 👇— Andrew Chen (@andrewchen) March 13, 2019
I recently spoke about "Career Growth" as an individual contributor in tech, and I realized there's some pieces of advice that stuck with me a long time, and they keep popping into my head when I talk about this topic. Thread below!— Clare Liguori (@clare_liguori) May 10, 2019
What are the gems that have stuck with you?
“You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.”
— Naguib Mahfouz
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