Wednesday, July 15, 2015
7 Questions Leaders Should Use Often
Questions are a powerful tool for every leader. The greatest leaders I know ask lots of questions.
Whenever I consult with leaders, one of the first things I do is analyze what questions the leader is asking. You only get answers to questions you ask. The better the questions — the better the answers.
Questions can challenge. They encourage discussion. They can open the process towards discovery of solutions and better ways of doing things. Plus, questions allow other people to have an opinion other than the leader — adding huge value to organizational health.
I’ve learned over the years people often have opinions they won’t share until they are given a direct invitation to share them. I keep my door open all the time. I take pride in not being a “controlling leader”. But, it doesn’t guarantee people will share what’s on their mind. The forum has to be created for them most of the time. Keep reading
Posted by Robin G. Jordan at 11:37 AM