Tag Archive: Questions

The 10 Practices of Coaching-Leaders Pt. 2

You’re a jerk-leader if you aren’t passionate about developing people. Develop your coaching skills in order to effectively develop people. The ten practices of coaching-leaders pt. 2: #4. Cling to forward-facing curiosity. If you… Continue reading

The One Question Challenge

Curiosity is the universal answer to aspiration, frustration, disappointment, and opportunity. Talk as much as you want as long as curiosity motivates your words. 13 powers of curiosity: Connection. Show interest in someone if… Continue reading

The 7 Practices of Curious Leaders

Lack of curiosity is deadly in changing times. Vision, courage, and energy, without curiosity, turn to exhaustion and irrelevance. Curiosity indicates potential. Leaders who ask questions go further than those who don’t. The… Continue reading

10 Ways to Solve Real Problems

Solving the wrong problem doesn’t help. Helping in the wrong way wastes time and resources. Worse yet, helping in the wrong way usually blows up in your face. Even though it might be… Continue reading

The Essential Partner of Curiosity

Curiosity makes you interesting. (Especially if you want to talk about me.) A participant at a recent presentation asked me about qualities of successful leaders. The first word that came to mind was… Continue reading

Connecting with Elders and Power Brokers

Know-it-alls never ask real questions. Leaders who always know; dominate, dictate, alienate, isolate, and eventually stagnate. Young and old often know too much and ask too little. The most uninteresting person is the one… Continue reading