Everyday Questions

What will you do?

The ultimate actionable strategy for business and personal growth is powerful questioning. And this is the ultimate powerful question: After all the other questions, after every coaching conversation, after every thought experiment the ultimate question to ask yourself is… What will you do? It’s also the ultimate question to ask on a daily basis. The ultimate in procrastination busting (if you add the word ‘next’ at the end!) What will you do next? Our lives are created by the choices we make...

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What do you need to do right now?

Asking the right question at the right time can change everything. Questions help us to get unstuck, clear away the unimportant, make decisions and ultimately take action. This question brings the power of focus and action. When you face a mountain, this question can help you identify the very next step. When faced with procrastination or lack of motivation, this question can get you started. When you feel distracted by a plethora choices, this question can bring clarity and focus. Use...

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What knowledge do you need?

If you’ve ever witnessed artful questioning, you know the power it holds. And if you’ve ever wished you could have that power, now’s your chance. Try this question: This question can range in complexity from requiring a single piece of information to gaining expert knowledge over the course of an entire career. If you are about to go into a staff meeting, what information do you need to come to a decision on the agenda items? If you have a goal,...

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