Powerful Questions

«I keep six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew). Their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who. I send them over land and sea, I send them East and West; But after they have worked for me, I give them all a rest.»

Rudyard Kipling

Whenever we are working in an Innovative initiative ⚡️, we normally have more questions than answers.

Some large German companies place such a high value on powerful questions that they actually employ a ‘Direktor Grundsatzfragen’ – a Director of Fundamental Questions.

If you are interested in #criticalthinking and improving the quality of your #questions, I’m sharing with you some useful links:

🧠 The 5 Whys technique: developed by Toyota, it is a great way of figuring out what the root cause of an issue is. https://lnkd.in/dkwPD2ur

❤️ A more beautiful question: a great book on how to improve your questioning skills https://lnkd.in/dYs7qcaU

👑 The Art of Asking Great Questions: an article from HBR with some examples of how leaders at McKinsey, BCG or Deloitte come up with powerful questions. https://lnkd.in/d8NTuFTZ

What are your thoughts on improving your questioning skills?…

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