Mike Maddock

The Four Questions Great Leaders Ask

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Guest Post by Mike Maddock

“Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.”  — Voltaire

Ever notice how great leaders ask the best questions?

A masterful leader will sit Yoda-like in a meeting, listening intently to the dialogue and then, with Zen Master timing, ask a question that will change the tenor, the focus and the performance of the entire team.


Seeing a seasoned leader ask questions is like watching a great musician or athlete who just seems to know what note to play or what play to call. In my opinion, this rare...