The All Time Champions of Asking Questions

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The All Time Champions of Asking Questions

“Kids are the all-time champions of questioning. What could

you gain by imitating the innocence and curiosity of children

who are completely determined to get an answer.”

Anthony Robbins, Self-Help Author, Speaker and Consultant


As I see it . . . . . . .


The all time champions of asking questions


Hands down it’s children . . . . They learn it at an early age and perfect as they go.


Young children have that look of wonder in their eyes . . . . and an inquisitive mind to ask why. They have to ask questions to find the answers to their why. They have the determination to get the answer even when they have to ask more than one time or more than one person. 


Young children should be encouraged to ask questions . . . . and when they are asking their questions, it will grow into knowledge that they will use through-out their lives.


A child’s question is pure in thought and comes from the heart and in the need to know.


A lesson from a grandparent is when you engage a child in a conversation and answer their questions they learn how to effectively communicate and they will continue to ask questions through-out their lives.


The all time champions of asking questions . . . . are children and by answering their questions they will continue to ask why.


©2013 Lou Ludwig Motivational Power Quote, Sales and Management Consultant, Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author



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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Lou, what causes us to lose the ability to continually ask "why?" Enjoy your day!

Oct 28, 2013 09:09 PM #1
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

You are right, and because of that, they are very fast learners.

Oct 28, 2013 09:11 PM #2
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
Lou- I love this! Were it not for some of the questions that have been asked, we might not have the iPhone, many of the medical innovations, and many other inventions that have helped us!
Oct 28, 2013 09:36 PM #3
Dan Hopper
Keller Williams Realty Downtown LLC - Denver, CO
Denver Realtor / Author / Advocate/Short Sale

Lou, great topic!  Such a simple process to learn about others and yourself.  In this day and age of trying to capture the attention of our audience, we forget ONE very important aspect of discovering their needs!  The skill of asking the right question!  Children, are a great example of NO FEAR in asking the right questions or inquiring questions!

Oct 28, 2013 09:55 PM #4
Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good morning Lou,

Asking questions come so naturally to children..they are full of questions that often begin with "why" and "how come?" They are like sponges soaking up everything around them and it's our pleasure and job to encourage that sense of wonderment!!

Oct 28, 2013 10:17 PM #5
Gary L. Waters Broker Associate, Bucci Realty
Bucci Realty, Inc. - Melbourne, FL
Fifteen Years Experience in Brevard County

Very true. Kids can ask the most unexpected questions.  Then there is the old TV show which showed "Kids say the darndest things!"

Oct 28, 2013 11:02 PM #6
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Hey, it is your go to guy Tony Robbins LOL...ok, you know I always say his white teeth make me smile :-)

Oct 28, 2013 11:56 PM #7
Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR
BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253 - Davie, FL
Top Listing Broker

Sometimes we don't know the answer to those question too! Have a great day Lou.

Oct 29, 2013 01:26 AM #8
Richard Iarossi
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Crofton, MD
Crofton MD Real Estate, Annapolis MD Real Estate


Clarifying questions are always appropriate. The dumbest question is the one unasked.


Oct 29, 2013 01:28 AM #9
Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

Why why why we will ask these questions until the day we die

Oct 29, 2013 03:38 AM #10
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

Having my grandsons here with me three days a week, I am asked a lot of questions.  I enjoy the conversations that are a result of their questions.   It's amazing what their minds are capable of! 

Oct 29, 2013 05:40 AM #11
Ralph Gorgoglione
Maui Life Homes / Metro Life Homes - Kihei, HI
Hawaii and California Real Estate (310) 497-9407

If only we would keep that sparkle of curiosity in our eyes longer! Somehow, curiosity is extinguished for many, but keeping that window of wonder open ... lifelong learning.

Oct 29, 2013 08:00 AM #12
Donnie McKinney
Purchase Realty Group - Paducah, KY
Donnie McKinney CCIM, Purchase Realty Group

I think the most common mistake real estate (and all) sales people make is jumping into a sales presentation. I learned the secret to selling when I was nineteen, and it has served me well for the past fifty years. It is simply this -

Find out what they ALREADY want, show them how you can give it to them, and they will buy it every time.

Simple. Ask questions like children. Listen. Think about how you can give them what they ALREADY want. THEN, talk!

Oct 29, 2013 08:13 AM #13
Emcee M. Arah
Remax Excellence - Silver Spring, MD - Silver Spring, MD
Realtor w/Architectural Dimension, AHWD CRS B-Arch

I agree with Donnie - ask before telling. It's the easiest way to connect with the client. Ask what they want and then tell them how you can provide it.


Oct 31, 2013 09:39 AM #14
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

And Art Linkletter used to say something similar about kids too.

Oct 29, 2018 04:21 AM #15
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