Tag Archive: Questions

Questions Are Answers

Great questions change everything. Commands invite protection, resistance, and fault-finding. Questions invite collaboration and shared responsibility. There’s a great question for every situation. Great questions: Inspire thought. Invite. “What do you think?” Explore. “What… Continue reading

Choose Your Default Response to Everything

You aren’t always proud of default responses. “When I feel on the spot,” a young leader said, “I freeze up. I don’t know what to do or say.” Image source Three defaults: Stress… Continue reading

12 Questions To Exponential Knowledge

Everyone knows more than you. You possess pockets of knowledge that excel others. But, when you think you know, assume you don’t. Image source Even when you know the “most,” many know more.… Continue reading

25 Ways to Spot Leaders You Can Trust

Before everything else, determine if people are trustworthy. But, what if time is short and schedules full? How can you quickly spot someone you can trust? Leaders you can trust: Acknowledge they don’t… Continue reading

5 Ways to Make Suggestions that Get Heard

Suggestions are another way of saying do it my way. The person making suggestions is telling you how they would do it, if they were doing it. Unappreciated: The worst suggestions come after… Continue reading

How to Defeat the Dangers of Disrespect

Foolish leaders disrespect intentionally. But, for many, disrespect is accidental. Disrespectful leaders demoralize the team. You’re disrespectful when you: Answer for others in meetings. Help when help isn’t needed. Over-helpfulness suggests others aren’t… Continue reading