This Element is an excerpt from The Art of Asking: Ask Better Questions, Get Better Answers (ISBN: 9780137144242) by Terry J. Fadem. Available in print and digital formats.
The essential questions that can make any manager dramatically more effective!
Carpenters have hammers, dentists have picks, and physicians have stethoscopes. It is hard to envision them working without these tools. Managers, too, have a basic set of tools: questions. Here are the basic questions that all managers can use--at any level, in any organization, in any situation, anywhere in the world, and in any language.