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Archive for February, 2012
I believe we can build a culture in our organizations that promotes healthy debate and inquiry, which in turn fosters a culture of learning agility. We can lead this effort by intentionally asking questions of co-workers that facilitate real conversations – that is, conversations where there’s true dialogue. Here are my favorite questions that invite this type of two-way conversation:
- I’ve always wondered why we…..
- Our success lies in…..
- Everyone knows _____ but is afraid to talk about it.
- Our customers would be happier if….
- I’d like to see more __________ around here.
Try these questions on for size whenever you have the opportunity. If you have your listening ears on, you’re sure to learn something new.