Ask “Why”, Not “How” to Accomplish Anything

by Feb 15, 2021

It’s a question that really makes you think.

You may have heard the sentiment that you should never ask “Why?” to someone who’s venting or upset because it puts them on the defensive. However, when it comes to problem solving at least, “Why?” is a great question for finding out the reason behind your overwhelm. 

Leaning into the “Why?” behind achieving your goals is a sure-fire way to start winning. So, what’s the deal?

Glad you asked. 

Asking how something can be achieved, leads you into considering all the variables, before you even understand what you’re doing. Have you ever noticed that asking “How?” almost assumes something is difficult to overcome? How will you manage to de-ice the walkway, Johnny

Simply changing the question to a “Why?” allows you to start at a different place, while setting you up for success. Listen to this episode of The Johnny King Show to find out why.

In this episode you’ll learn about…

  • “How” to accomplish anything in life. (1:14)
  • Move forward to get your ducks in a row. (3:50)
  • Ask “why” until you are moved. (6:31)
  • What holds you back from accomplishment? (8:50)
  • With a strong enough “why”, you’ll figure out the “how”. (11:38)

Listen to the episode

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