The Art of Asking: Ask Better Questions, Get Better Answers by Terry J. FademAsk the Right Questions in the Right Ways...And Get the Answers You Need to Succeed! Discover the core questions that every manager needs to master...how to avoid the mistakes business questioners make most often...ten simple rules for asking every question more effectively. Learn how to ask tough questions and take control of tough situations...use questions to promote innovation, drive change, identify hidden problems, and get failing projects back on track. Ask better questions, get better answers, achieve better results! Required reading for every leader who wishes to see his or herorganization flourish and career progress. Garry A. Neil, MD, Corporate Vice President, Johnson & Johnson Asking, listening, understanding the real meaning of the answers, and taking actions based on facts are really the essence of managing. This book has helped me in connecting the dots in my understanding (and lack thereof) of why things really did not work the way I expected them to. Pradip Banerjee, PhD, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Xybion; retired partner, Accenture The framework and techniques provide outstanding ideas for executives to both gain better information and develop the analytical skills of their teams. Terry Hisey, Vice Chairman and US Life Sciences Leader, Deloitte Weve all met the corporate inquisitor: the individual whose questions seem primarily intended to terrify the victim. The right goal is to solve the problem--and to build a more effective, collaborative organization where everyone learns from experience, and nobodys too intimidated to tell the truth. That means asking the right questions in the right ways. This book will teach you how to do precisely that. Terry J. Fadem shows how to choose the right questions and avoid questions that guarantee obvious, useless answers...how to help people give you the information you need...how to use body language to ask questions more effectively...how to ask the innovative or neglected questions that uncover real issues and solutions. Youll learn how to adopt the attributes of a good questioner...set a goal for every question...use your personal style more effectively...ask tough questions, elicit dissent, react to surprises, overcome evasions, and more. Becoming a better questioner may be the most powerful thing you can do right now to improve your managerial effectiveness--and this book gives you all the insights, tools, and techniques youll need to get there.
Evaluate your current questioning skills...
...then systematically improve them Choose better questions...
...and ask them the right way Ask tough questions more effectively
Get at the truth, uncover the real problem, and solve it Master the crucial nonverbal aspects of asking questions
Finding your best style and the right body language
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