Just Ask Leadership: Why Great Managers Always Ask the Right Questions
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Just Ask Leadership: Why Great Managers Always Ask the Right Questions

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"John T. Chain, Jr., rose from a second lieutenant to four-star general and led our national missile defense program."

"Mike Harper led ConAgra Foods from $636 million to $20 billion in 20 years and increased its stocks value 150 times over."

Ask Gary Cohen what these remarkable leaders have in common and his answer will be straightforward: They use questions to generate fre...more
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Published August 7th 2009 by McGraw-Hill (first published 2009)
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Savvy guide to the questions all leaders should ask

The Greek philosopher Socrates, father of the famous Socratic method, never met a question he did not like. Executive coach and consultant Gary B. Cohen shows a similar enthusiasm for the power of questions, believing that you should measure great leaders by what they ask rather than how they command. And to that end, he provides a number of specific leadership questions designed to accomplish five broad goals: "improve vision, ensure accountab...more
Very useful perspective on leadership and the use of questions as an enabler to connect with people.
Great concept, poor execution. A disappointment.
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