Successful people ask better questions and, as a result, get better answers. Many accomplished CEOs are infamous for their curiosity and enthusiastic questioning of customers and staffers alike. Asking timely, strategic questions is a conversational skill that makes us better at everything related to life and leadership.
However, as leaders, we can easily slip into the habit of barking out orders or instructions without engaging others deeply enough to ensure understanding, buy-in, or readiness to act. Worse yet, we can cause frustration and dissension by failing to solicit their input and ignoring the issues, circumstances, and potential consequences others clearly see.
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