Tag Archive: Questions

Never Answer the Question You’re Asked Until You do 3 Things

You love giving answers, but great answers to wrong questions are wearisome. Irrelevance is annoying. Wrong questions: Don’t expect honest responses for accusations. “Why did you do that?” might feel genuine to you,… Continue reading

The Best Leaders Ask Questions That Work

A question asked at the wrong time is a dumb question. Questions that work fit the situation. Questions have direction. Questions that work have the right destination. Tip: Determine where you want to… Continue reading

1 Simple Strategy to Design Smart Questions

Leaders look through three lenses when they ask smart questions. One lens turns to the past and one focuses on the present. The third lens focuses on the future. Your challenge… You don’t… Continue reading

Two Breakthrough Questions that Change the Way People Think

We’re like bear cubs clinging to trees when it comes to the way we think. Resistance to change produces stability. You can’t climb a new tree until you come down from the one… Continue reading

5 Unexpected Questions that can Change Your Life

Questions hold the potential for change but thought without action is defeat. “It is easier to act yourself into a new way of thinking, than it is to think yourself into a new… Continue reading

The Single Best Way to Respond to Questions

Hire people who ask questions. They’re smarter than people who don’t. Some leaders don’t have time for questions. Others are afraid of questions. They think, “What if I don’t have the answer?” Some… Continue reading