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Coaching and the art of asking beautiful questions

Coaching and the art of asking beautiful questions

At the 2016 Capital Coaches Conference I’ll be discussing my belief that coaches, who already know the power of great questions, should teach their clients how to become beautiful questioners themselves.

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“The best coaching question in the world” from Michael Bungay Stanier

“The best coaching question in the world” from Michael Bungay Stanier

In The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever, by Michael Bungay Stanier, Michael shares 7 powerful questions that can make someone a better leader or manager.

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10 Mind-Altering Business Books from 2014

10 Mind-Altering Business Books from 2014

I was very pleased to be mentioned on this list, along with a dozen or so other worthy 2014 authors. Find out what makes them mind-altering at this Huffington Post article by Scott Goodson.

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Here are 5 questions a leader shouldn’t ask

Here are 5 questions a leader shouldn’t ask

In this post, which ran recently on the Harvard Business Review site, I list five questions that, when asked by leaders, can actually do more harm than good.

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Tony Wagner on questioning as a survival skill

Tony Wagner on questioning as a survival skill

Today I’m sharing a conversation I had with Harvard education superstar Tony Wagner about the power of inquiry in business and in education.

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The rise of zennovation

The rise of zennovation

What Zen Taught Silicon Valley (And Steve Jobs) About Innovation

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Beginning great questions with “How Might We”

Beginning great questions with “How Might We”

My article in Harvard Business Review explores the power of 3 little words.

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Eric Ries: What if everyone in the company could answer their own questions?

Eric Ries: What if everyone in the company could answer their own questions?

Eric Ries and the role of questioning within the Lean Startup methodology.

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Peter Drucker: The consultant as “Master Questioner”

Peter Drucker: The consultant as “Master Questioner”

Why was Peter Drucker so in demand?

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