Leading Better with Bigger Questions

Author:
Meryl Herr
Date:
July 25, 2022
Type:

As a researcher, Meryl Herr is used to asking questions. However in her everyday conversations, questions do not always flow so easily. In this article she suggests how we might initiate really useful life questions with others.

"I wonder if we’re all cheating each other by not asking big-enough questions—or at least the questions that get us on the route to the bigger questions. I want to get better at asking those big-enough questions.

I want to grow in this area because it seems like asking good questions and patiently listening to their answers could help me be a better friend, a better mentor, a better manager, and a better leader."

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