Kellstadt Graduate School of Business

4 Reasons Why Questions are a Leader’s Best Friend

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Guest Post by Art Petty

The best leaders I know wield questions like a surgeon wields a scalpel…carefully, precisely, respectfully and always with an objective in mind.

4 Reasons Why Questions are a Leader’s Best Friend:

1. Questions teach

They encourage those around us to think through and around issues. Helping people see things beyond their role or their function…and encouraging them to look at the bigger picture is best accomplished through deft questioning, not lecturing.

2. Questions promote innovation

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