The 5 Most Important Questions


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Questions have got me everywhere in life. As a kid I was full of them, until one day an ‘uncle’ told me to shut up.

I was 14 years old and desperate to be 17 so I could learn to drive. My uncle (who was actually my best friend’s dad) took me and a bunch of other kids out for a drive in the country.

I was being as big headed as it’s possible to be by pointing out the meaning of all the road signs.

Until I saw one I had no idea about, and out popped the question “what’s that sign uncle?”

“Just shut up for a minute” was the reply.

And I did for a number of months.

The following snippet of a Harvard speech is truly the best 6 minutes about questions I’ve heard in a long time.

About the author 

Quentin Pain

Quentin Pain started his first business, a courier company aged 23. He sold it 4 years later and used the profits to start a recording studio. A couple of albums later, he started two software companies, the last one being Accountz, which he grew from zero to 36,000 customers and retired from in January 2013. He is a director of ProofMEDIA, a specialist digital consulting business. He's also a published author (including a Dummies title), and has won many awards including the IAB Small Business Mentor of the Year. Copywriting is his speciality and he runs 3 groups on Facebook under the Science of Copywriting brand, which combined has well over 180,000 members. Quentin is also Founder of the International Copywriters Association and former SEO Lead for Circle Health Group, the UK's largest private hospital group.

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