“No other leadership competency has such as wide gap between importance and practice”, said Kevin Cashman about coaching and developing others.
One key element of coaching people is asking powerful questions. Leaders often struggle with finding the right questions when they begin to start using coaching skills.
If you want to empower your people the list of questions by Gallup below are very powerful.
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Managers can develop a better understanding of employee talent by asking individuals the following questions and spending time exploring the answers during meaningful conversations. 1. What do you know you can do well but haven't done yet? 2. What sorts of activities do you finish and think, "I can't wait to do that again"? Or what are you doing -- inside or outside work -- when you're truly enjoying yourself? 3. What have you done well that you didn't need someone to explain how to do? 4. What have other people told you you're great at doing? 5. What activities are you doing when you are unaware of time passing?