Leadership Perspectives

How to ask good questions

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the importance of empathy.  One of the best ways to demonstrate empathy is to ask questions and really listen to the answers. In addition to showing empathy, asking the right questions and having an open mind to hearing the answers helps leaders avoid myopia by exposing them to […]

Explain yourself, please

Recently, in talking with a leader, I asked her whether she was currently fulfilling her full potential on her team.  She answered honestly that she probably was not.  She wanted to but sometimes felt that communication on her executive team was hit or miss and she sometimes lacked a clear view of the big picture.  […]

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