Tag Archive: Questions

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

12 Secrets for Successful Coaching Conversations

You care about coaching because it’s the path to energy, responsibility, fulfillment, and results at work. You also care because the workforce desires opportunity, purpose, development, mentors, and coaching. The ultimate goals of coaching… Continue reading

Find Better Answers – Ask Better Questions

We ask questions to learn. When a coach asks questions, it’s to help others: Learn about themselves. Expand their potential. Find their path forward. Deliver results. Enhance their fulfillment. (Most important.) Curiosity has… Continue reading