It's You. Now What?

You’ve read the previous post (It`s Not Them, It`s You), and you`ve figured out that your team may not be participating in conversations because of your behaviors. You may have asked someone you trust to observe you, or you may be self aware enough to know that you aren`t fostering the kind of relationship(s) with […]

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It’s Not Them, It’s You

You`re leading a monthly meeting. You`ve asked your team members to provide their input on a topic. Unlike your teenager who at least shrugs his shoulders (or says “I don`t know”) when you ask for his opinion, you get silent stares from your team. What could be going on? Are your team members incompetent? Do […]

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Listening to the Answers

My clients know that I have a special fondness for the importance of a leader slowing down to ask important questions rather than just talk. When I talk to other people who do the kind of work I do, I find that many also see the value in coaching their clients to ask good questions. […]

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