Tag Archive: Questions

How to be the Leader People Love to See

Spending time with their manager is the worst part of the day for employees. What makes managers so un-delightful? Managers are unintentionally malevolent when they have an agenda that has nothing to do… Continue reading

Stop Asking Boring Questions – 3 Ways to Ask Questions People Love to Hear

You don’t need to be Einstein to ask questions that lift flagging spirits and ignite vitality. Lousy questions are tyrants. Good questions invite interesting answers. But great questions disturb the domestic tranquility. Great… Continue reading

How to Quiet a Loud Inner Critic and Stop Bossing Yourself Around

Competent people don’t like being bossed around. You bristle when an obnoxious boss tells you to do something. You might smile and take it, but you don’t leap for joy! Is the voice… Continue reading

4 Years Ago Today: How Any Leader Can Kickstart and Land A Powerful Conversation

Goose landing.

The way you land a conversation solidifies its value.

How Self-Reflection Might Limit Potential

Self-reflection done poorly distorts reality and limits potential. Real self-reflection exceeds navel gazing like rib eye steak exceeds veggie burgers. I’ve had the plant-based Impossible Burger at Burger King. Someone told me it’s… Continue reading

How to Listen – Best Tip Ever

If you think listening is easy, you aren’t doing it. Listening is hard: Listening is hard because some people can’t stop talking. Perhaps a talk-timer would help, like a chess timer with a… Continue reading