Influence: Help Competent People Grow Through Questions

Leaders do have to tell people exactly what to do when a person isn’t yet competent–and confident–about the task or assignment. (The whole “leader” thing isn’t just about high-concept and vision). But how do you develop managers who are knowledgeable and committed?You can build increased confidence and deeper understanding by asking questions designed to help them make their own discoveries and decisions. Here are seven questions to get you started as  a “coaching” leader: As you become more comfortable with probing questions, you’ll develop your own. In fact, what are some of your favorites now?_________________________________Fistful of Talent names All Things Workplace in Top 25 Talent Management Power Rankings. We’re buzzed! The FOT folks are all top-notch themselves and use some serious criteria vs. “popularity” to create the rankings. There are some new blogs at the top of the charts that are good additions to your RSS feed.
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Steve has designed and delivered leadership and communication programs for some of the world's largest organizations, and has more than 30 years in training, development, and high-level executive coaching. His Roesler Group has created and delivered leadership and talent development internationally for corporations such as Pfizer, Minerals Technologies, Johnson & Johnson, NordCarb Oy Ab, and Specialty Minerals--Europe. Steve is currently involved in the latest update of his Presenting With Impact program, a cross-cultural presentations workshop that has been delivered on five continents to more than 1,000 participants representing nearly 60 nationalities.

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Influence: Help Competent People Grow Through Questions

Leaders do have to tell people exactly what to do when a person isn’t yet competent–and confident–about the task or assignment. (The whole “leader” thing isn’t just about high-concept and vision).

But what about developing managers who are knowledgeable and committed?

You can build increased confidence and deeper understanding by asking questions designed to help them make their own discoveries and decision. Here are seven questions to get you started as  a “coaching” leader:

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As you become more comfortable with probing questions, you’ll develop your own. In fact, what are some of your favorites now?

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Fistful of Talent names All Things Workplace in Top 25 Talent Management Power Rankings. We’re buzzed! The FOT folks are all top-notch themselves and use some serious criteria vs. “popularity” to create the rankings. There are some new blogs at the top of the charts that are good additions to your RSS feed.


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Steve has designed and delivered leadership and communication programs for some of the world's largest organizations, and has more than 30 years in training, development, and high-level executive coaching. His Roesler Group has created and delivered leadership and talent development internationally for corporations such as Pfizer, Minerals Technologies, Johnson & Johnson, NordCarb Oy Ab, and Specialty Minerals--Europe. Steve is currently involved in the latest update of his Presenting With Impact program, a cross-cultural presentations workshop that has been delivered on five continents to more than 1,000 participants representing nearly 60 nationalities.

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