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A BARONFIG ORIGINAL BOOK • COMING OCTOBER 2021

Questions That Will Upgrade Your Life from Legends & World-Class Performers

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Personal Socrates is an exploration of questions that shape the lives of legends and world-class performers—questions that have
the power to change your life.

ELITE LEGENDS

Kobe Bryant

How do I get to the rim?

“What legends have achieved is far less important than how they have achieved it.”

Robin Williams

What does it mean to be
unapologetically me?

“Let the real you come out to play.”

Maya Angelou

How do I rise up?

“Rise up for yourself to then rise up for others.”

TOP PERFORMERS

Naveen Jain

What if it were possible?

“Our imagination determines what is possible and what is not.”

Melissa Ambrosini

What expectations am I holding in my relationships?

“Lift the weight off your relationship to fully enjoy and appreciate the person for who they are.”

Cal Fussman

How can I ask the most powerful questions?

“You will never get the answer to a question if you don’t ask it.”

PRAISE FOR PERSONAL SOCRATES

“Personal Socrates is where ancient wisdom meets modern day mental fitness.”

CHIP CONLEY

New York Times Bestselling Author

“Exceptional entrepreneurs and thinkers
have more questions than answers. Marc provides the mental framework to find the questions
that matter most.”

JASON FEIFER

Editor In Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine

“One question, asked at the right time,
can change everything. This book will help you find that question.”

CHASE JARVIS

Award-winning artist, entrepreneur,
and bestselling author

The Socratic Method

Socrates, the ancient Greek philosopher, used and popularized the technique of emphasizing questions rather than answers to find truth. Personal Socrates uses
this method to help you gain powerful insights.

1. Clarifying Thinking

Questions to stimulate deeper thought and increase understanding

3. Probing Rationale

Questions that help support reason and evidence

5. Probing Implications

Questions to think logically about outcomes

2. Probing Assumptions

Questions to help see another path

4. Challenging Perspectives

Questions to open up different points of view

6. Questioning the Question

Questions to understand what’s truly behind a behavior

1. Clarifying Thinking

Questions to stimulate deeper thought and increase understanding

2. Probing Assumptions

Questions to help see another path

3. Probing Rationale

Questions that help support reason and evidence

4. Challenging Perspectives

Questions to open up different points of view

5. Probing Implications

Questions to think logically about outcomes

6. Questioning the Question

Questions to understand what’s truly behind a behavior

About the Author

Marc Champagne unpacks the mental fitness practices and reflective questions shaping the lives of some of the most successful and brilliant thinkers in the world. He is the host of the Top 50 ranked podcast Behind The Human, and co-founded the journaling app KYO which reached just under 90 million people without any paid advertising.

Marc studied mental fitness practices for over a decade and consults with Fortune 500 companies. He works with individuals and teams to create or upgrade mental fitness practices by guiding them to ask the right and best quality questions, personally and professionally.

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