Guest Post by Brad Bridges
I hate listening to know-it-alls. They probably hate listening to me when I act like a know-it-all. Executive coaches use a proven strategy to avoid the know-it-all effect.
Executive coaches ask questions. Simple. Right? Yes and no.
Below you’ll find a few components of powerful coaching questions:
1) Powerful Questions are Open Questions (why or how)
Open questions eradicate the know-it-all effect. They require a response. They put the responsibility in the other person’s hands.