Ask good questions and get better answers

Digital Tech Studios Tips   •   June 18, 2018

Often times we don’t realize that asking more questions is beneficial. We found a few techniques that are helpful. Keeping it simple is key to a successful outcome for you and your business.

Keep It Simple

  • The most effective and empowering questions create value in one or more of the following ways:
  • They create clarity: “Can you explain more about this situation?”
  • They construct better working relations: Instead of “Did you make your sales goal?” ask, “How have sales been going?”
  • They help people think analytically and critically: “What are the consequences of going this route?”
  • They inspire people to reflect and see things in fresh, unpredictable ways: “Why did this work?”
  • They encourage breakthrough thinking: “Can that be done in any other way?”
  • They challenge assumptions: “What do you think you will lose if you start sharing responsibility for the implementation process?”
  • They create ownership of solutions: “Based on your experience, what do you suggest we do here?”

Source: Harvard Business Resource

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